Asteroids Cheats & Codes

Cheat Menu

At the title screen hold select and press Square, O, Triangle(2), Square, O. During a game press start+select to activate the cheat menu during a game.

99 Lives (Original Asteroids Mini-game)

Pause the game and press Up, X, Down, Triangle, Left, Square, Right, Circle.

Extra Life (Original Asteroids Mini-game)

Pause the game and press Up, Down, Left, Right, Circle, Square, X, Triangle.

Invincibility (Original Asteroids Mini-game)

Pause the game and press Down(2), Up(2), Circle, Square, Triangle(2).

Original Asteroids Mini-game

When "Press Start" appears at the title screen, hold Select and press Circle(3), Triangle, Square(2), Circle. If you entered the code correctly, you will hear the sound of an exploding asteroid. Then, press Start and select the "Classic Asteroids" option on the main menu. Alternatively, reach Zone 1, Level 15, then locate and shoot the green vector graphics asteroid that appears. If done correctly, big words in green will appear on the screen. Complete the level and save the game to keep the original version of the game unlocked.

Excalibur Ship

When "Press Start" appears at the title screen, hold Select and press Triangle, Circle(2), Triangle, Square, Circle, Square. If you entered the code correctly, you will hear the sound of an exploding asteroid.

Cheat Mode

When "Press Start" appears at the title screen, hold Select and press Square, Triangle, Circle, Triangle(2), Square, Circle. If you entered the code correctly, you will hear the sound of an exploding asteroid. Then while playing a game, press Start + Select to display a cheat menu. Use the D-pad to select a new level and zone, as well as toggle collision detection. Press L1 to resume the game.

Level Select

At the Title Screen, hold Select and press Square, Triangle, Circle, Triangle (2), Square, Circle. During gameplay press Select+Start.

Asteroids Hints, Tips, Tricks, Secrets, & Glitches

Alternate Original Asteroids Code

Another way to play the original Asteroids game, is to play through to level 15. When the green, wire-frame asteroid enters the screen, shoot it. It should indicate that you have unlocked the game. Finish Level 15 so you can save the original Asteroids game.

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