Final Secret In NieR: Automata Found After 3 Years

NieR: Automata's final secret finally found.

By Grayshadow, Posted 04 Jan 2021

Back in March 2018 director of NieR: Automata Yoko Taro explained there was 1 final secret yet to be found in the legendary title. With YouTuber Lance McDonald, notoriously known for his hacking skills, locating the final mystery.


I found a cheat code in NieR Automata that allows you to skip to the last ending immediately after killing the first boss and unlock the bonus modes. I'll do a full video soon. It's not a glitch, it's an actual cheat code hard-coded into the engine. @yokotaro

— Lance McDonald (@manfightdragon) January 3, 2021

McDonald found that players could enter the finale of the game after completing the final boss. Unlocking a bonus mode and based on his research is not a glitch but in the game's code. This was confirmed by the director himself after McDonald tweeted about his discovery.

NieR: Automata was listed as one of our top 5 best games of the generation. If you've not played this game you should do so asap. 

NieR: Automata is now available for PS4, PC, and Xbox One.

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General Information

Platform(s): Xbox One, PS4, PC
Publisher(s): Square Enix
Developer(s): PlatinumGames
Genres: Role-Playing
Themes: Fantasy
Release Date: 2017-12-31

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