GTA 3 Cheats For Xbox Consoles


GTA 3 on Xbox consoles, including the Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One, contains cheat codes that you can use to alter the gameplay. Here's our full guide on how to use cheats in GTA 3.

GTA 3 Xbox Cheats

These cheats for the Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and original Xbox versions of Grand Theft Auto 3 will help no matter whether you've exhausted all of the game's standard content, but aren't ready to leave Rockstar's rendition of Liberty City behind, or if you need a bit of divine intervention to get past a particularly difficult mission. Make sure you use the correct button combo depending if you have the original version or the Definitive Edition of GTA 3.

How to use GTA 3 cheats on Xbox
Blow stuff up with cheat codes.
  1. Make A New Save

    Save your game before entering any cheat codes in GTA 3, this ensures you can go back to a clean state once you're done using them.

  2. Select Your Cheats

    With so many cheats to choose from, you should know which particular one(s) you want to use. Browse our list and decide.

  3. Enter The Cheat Codes

    You'll need to enter the correct controller button combination (based on which version of GTA 3 you have) that activates your chosen cheat code. Do not pause the game, enter the code during gameplay.

  4. Activation Successful

    If you followed this guide and see a small pop-up at the top of your screen, congratulations, it means you have successfully activated the cheat. Enjoy!

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GTA 3 Cheats for Xbox

  • Big Head Mode: UP, UP, DOWN, DOWN, LEFT RIGHT, LEFT RIGHT, B, A
    Everyone runs around with big heads. This is a new cheat included in The GTA: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition. Does not work in the original version of GTA 3.

  • Flying Cars
    • Original: RIGHT, RB, B, RT, LB, DOWN, LT, RT
    • Definitive/Trilogy: RIGHT, RT, B, RB, LT, DOWN, LB, RB
    Causes cars to take off from the ground.
  • NPCs Carry Weapons
    • Original: RB, RT, Y, A, LB, LT, UP, DOWN
    • Definitive/Trilogy: RT, RB, Y, A, LT, LB, UP, DOWN
    PEDs will be armed. They won't be hostile by default, but they will shoot back if attacked.
  • NPC Riot
    • Original: DOWN, UP, LEFT, UP, A, RT, RB, LB, LT
    • Definitive/Trilogy: DOWN, UP, LEFT, UP, A, RB, RT, LT, LB
    PEDs will attack one another and also you. Non-revertable.
  • NPCs Attack
    • Original: DOWN, UP, LEFT, UP, A, RT, RB, LT, LB
    • Definitive/Trilogy: DOWN, UP, LEFT, UP, A, RB, RT, LB, LT
    PEDs will attack you. Non-revertable.
  • Give All Weapons
    • Original: RB, RB, LT, RB, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT, UP, LEFT , DOWN, RIGHT, UP
    • Definitive/Trilogy: RT, RT, LB, RT, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT, UP, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT, UP
    You have access to all weapons in the game: rocket launcher, flame thrower, baseball bat, molotov, grenades, pistol, micro SMG, AK47, M16, shotgun, and sniper rifle.
  • Give $250,000
    • Original: RB, RB, LT, LT, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT, UP, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT, UP
    • Definitive/Trilogy: RT, RT, LB, LB, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT, UP, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT, UP
    You receive $250,000 in-game money.
  • Maximum Armor
    • Original: RB, RB, LT, LB, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT, UP, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT, UP
    • Definitive/Trilogy: RT, RT, LB, LT, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT, UP, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT, UP
    Replenishes your armor.
  • Maximum Health
    • Original: RB, RB, LT, RT, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT, UP, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT, UP
    • Definitive/Trilogy: RT, RT, LB, RB, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT, UP, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT, UP
    Replenishes your HP.
  • Foggy Weather
    • Original: LT, LB, RT, RB, RB, RT, LB, A
    • Definitive/Trilogy: LB, LT, RB, RT, RT, RB, LT, A
    Changes the weather to slightly foggy.
  • Raining Weather
    • Original: LT, LB, RT, RB, RB, RT, LB, B
    • Definitive/Trilogy: LB, LT, RB, RT, RT, RB, LT, B
    Changes the weather to raining.
  • Cloudy Weather
    • Original: LT, LB, RT, RB, RB, RT, LB, X
    • Definitive/Trilogy: LB, LT, RB, RT, RT, RB, LT, X
    Changes weather to overcast.
  • Sunny Weather
    • Original: LT, LB, RT, RB, RB, RT, LB, Y
    • Definitive/Trilogy: LB, LT, RB, RT, RT, RB, LT, Y
    Changes the weather to sunny.
  • Decrease Wanted Level
    • Original: RB, RB, LT, RB, UP, DOWN, UP, DOWN, UP, DOWN
    • Definitive/Trilogy: RT, RT, LB, RT, UP, DOWN, UP, DOWN, UP, DOWN
    Removes one wanted star.
  • Increase Wanted Level
    • Original: RB, RB, LT, RB, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT
    • Definitive/Trilogy: RT, RT, LB, RT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT
    Adds one wanted star.
  • Auto-Explode Cars
    • Original: LB, RB, LT, RT, LB, RB, Y, X, B, Y, LB, LT
    • Definitive/Trilogy: LT, RT, LB, RB, LT, RT, Y, X, B, Y, LT, LB
    Vehicles in proximity to your character will automatically explode.
  • Toggle Character Skin
    • Original: RIGHT, DOWN, LEFT, UP, LT, LB, UP, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT
    • Definitive/Trilogy: RIGHT, DOWN, LEFT, UP, LB, LT, UP, LEFT, DOWN, RIGHT
    Cycles through a selection of alternate character models.
  • Better Handling
    • Original: RT, LT, RB, LT, LEFT, RT, RT, Y
    • Definitive/Trilogy: RB, LB, RT, LB, LEFT, RB, RB, Y
    Makes cars easier to drive and handle.
  • Speed Up Gameplay
    • Original: Y, UP, RIGHT, DOWN, X, LT, LB
    • Definitive/Trilogy: Y, UP, RIGHT, DOWN, X, LB, LT
    Gameplay speed is increased.
  • Slow Down Gameplay
    • Original: Y, UP, RIGHT, DOWN, X, RT, RB
    • Definitive/Trilogy: Y, UP, RIGHT, DOWN, X, RB, RT
    Gameplay speed is decreased.
  • Speed Up Time: B, B, B, X, X, X, LT, Y, B, Y
    In-game time passes more quickly. Does not work in the new definitive edition of GTA 3.

  • Invisible Cars: LT, LT, X, RT, Y, LB, Y
    Cars become see-through. Does not work in the new definitive edition of GTA 3.

  • More Gore: X, LT, B, DOWN, LT, RT, Y, RIGHT, LT, A
    Increases the amount of blood when you are attacking. Does not work in the new definitive edition of GTA 3.

  • Spawn Tank
    • Original: B, B, B, B, B, B, RT, LB, LT, Y, B, Y
    • Definitive/Trilogy: B, B, B, B, B, B, RB, LT, LB, Y, B, Y
    Spawns a tank directly in front of you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use cheat codes and still earn Achievements?

No, using cheats will disable Achievements for that game session, until you restore a previously saved game.

Can I use these cheats on the original Xbox console?

Yes, press the Black button for RB and the White button for LB.

Is GTA 3 available on the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S?

Yes, it was included in the Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, released on November 11, 2021.
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