True Crime: New York City Cheats and Codes for PS2

Unlimited ammo, easy mode, and more

True Crime New York City


True Crime: New York City is an open-world action-adventure video game that first came out in 2005. It's the second entry in the True Crime franchise and tells the story of a former gang member turned police officer. The PS2 version has cheat codes that give players extra ammo, free money, and other bonuses. There's also an ultra-easy mode to help you navigate the crime-ridden streets of NYC and unlock everything in the game. We'll show you how to use them.

These cheats are exclusively for True Crime: New York City on PlayStation 2.

True Crime: New York City Cheat Codes

Hold L1 + R1 on the PS2 controller while on the CompStat/Map screen to enter any of the following cheats:

Effect Cheat Code
Gain unlimited ammo. Circle, Square, X, Square, Square, Triangle
Gain unlimited endurance. Circle, Square, X, Square, X, Circle
Do double damage. X, X, Square, X, X, X
Enable Super Cop (flash badge to lower Rouge status). Triangle, X, Triangle, X, Triangle, Triangle
Enable Ultra Easy mode. Circle, Square, X, X, Triangle, Circle
Unlock Redman Gone Wild mini-game. Triangle, X, X, Circle, Triangle, Square
Unlock all street races. Triangle, Triangle, X, X, Triangle
Unlock all street fights. Square, Square, Circle, Circle, Square
Unlock Puma outfit at Puma Store. Triangle, X, Circle, Square
Unlock all music. Circle, Square, Circle, Square
Get a million dollars. Square, Square, Triangle, Square, Triangle, Square
Make city crime ridden. X, Square, X, Triangle, Triangle, Triangle
Make Marcus appear to have no limbs. Circle, Triangle, Square, X, Square, X

True Crime: New York City Unlockables

Reach the required detective ranking to unlock the following vehicles and weapons:

Detective Rank Unlockables
Detective Rank 1 6.5L V8 Custom SUV, 5.56mm Carbine, 7.62 Auto Sniper, Flashbang, Slo-Mo Drive, x2 Reach.
Detective Rank 2 5.4L SC V8 Coupe, .45 Special, Tactical Shotgun, 5.56mm Bullpup AR, Sledge Hammer, Precision Aim Assist.
Detective Rank 3 2.5L L4 Sedan, 4.6 MM PDW, Assault Rifle, Tranquilizer, Stunt Baton, Zoom, 4x Reach.
Detective Rank 4 6.0L V8 Coupe, Stun Gun, 9MM SMG, Standard Shotgun, Slo-Mo Drive.
Detective Rank 5 3.5L V6 Sedan.

How to Unlock the Debug Menu

There's a secret debug menu that lets you edit various features in the game. To access it:

  1. Hold L1 + R1 while on the CompStat/Map screen.

  2. Release L1 + R1 and press Right on the D-Pad, then hold L1 + R1 again.

    This part must be done very quickly. It may take a few tries.

  3. Release L1 + R1 and press Left on the D-Pad to open the debug menu.