Cheats & Guides

Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction Cheats For Xbox

  1. Free vehicle repair and rearming

    Contributed by: Mooseoh 

  2. HeadQuarters EasterEgg Actions

    While taking face card contracts (Jacks, Queens and Kings) different actions within the HQs that is giving you the contract will become available. These actions will present themselves as you walk around inside the HQs, you will be prompted with <item>; Y' (just like sitting or getting up from the chair). These actions become available only after the initial dialog is finished though, so sit tight for a minute then search around.

    Some of these actions include: pouring a cup of coffee(AN), spinning around on a chair (SK), picking up a missile, going to the bar and get a drink(Mafia), typing on the keyboard(Chinese), tapping on the missiles(SK)...etc...

    Also, some funny dialog may ensue.


    Contributed by: Mooseoh 

  3. Jennifer has backpack in second costume.

    To have Jennifer Mui wear her backpack from her first costume while in her second costume, start in her first costume (with backpack) and use a skin cheat (ex. Han Solo, Mafia Heavy, etc.) Now go to the Allied MASH in the second province and change costumes. Jennifer will now have her back pack attached to her second costume. To undo this change in the first costume the back into the second.

    Contributed by: AdmiralDelphiki 

  4. Refill Vehicle Health and Ammunition

    To get a free refill of your vehicles health and ammo simply exit the vehicle and walk away from it until you cannot see it anymore. Now, head back to the vehicle and it should be fully repaired and re-armed.

    Contributed by: Zeke0238 

  5. Free shop!

    This is a 100% glitch that works everytime. All you have to do is, select something from the buy that you want, throw the grenade and just before the grenade hits the ground quickly go back to the shop select and choose anything else and select it. Then when you get back into the game with the new selected item the old one will be droped free of charge!

    Contributed by: doomride001 

  6. Free Mafia Helicopter

    Accept Gimme the Money mission, its unlocked right after you meet with each faction for the first time, at the Mafia HQ. Now you can either cancel the contract and recieve the helicopter tight on the roof of the Mafia HQ or complete the mission and return the helicopter but as soon as you exit the helicopter jump straight back in so the mission finishes but you still have the helicopter

    Contributed by: DragonREDGE 

  7. Restore health when not on a mission

    When you are messing around between missions if your running low on health step into a building in which you take missions from and then leave without accepting a mission and you will emerge with full health. This also works if you do accept a mission.

    Contributed by: Quatre145 

  8. Running while carrying a subdued captive

    After subduing a "card" from the Deck of 52, it gives you the option of picking up the captive. When picked up, you are disabled from running and must walk while carrying the captive on your back. To run with the captive, simply buy an item from the Merchant of Menace. After the item is added to your inventory, you are able to run with the card floating inside you.

    Contributed by: RecoN1090 

  9. PDA Factions codes

    Enter this code on the Factions screen in your PDA. (The costume codes do not work until the correct amount of National Treasure/Blueprints have been found.)

    Effect Effect
    Right, Down, Left, Up, Up, Left, Down, Right +$1,000,000
    down, down, down, down, up, left, right, right. All items in the Shop are unlocked
    Left, Left. Right, Right, Up, Down, Down, Down Buford
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Up, Down, Down, Right Garrett
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Up, Down, Down, Left Peng
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Down, Down, Up, Up Play as Ace of Diamonds
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Up, Down, Up, Down Play as Allied Pilot
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Down, Up, Up, Down. Play as Deck of 51
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Down, Up, Down, Down Play As Doctor
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Up, Down, Up, Up Play As Han Solo
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Up, Up, Down, Down Play as Indiana Jones
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Down, Up, Up, Up Play As Josef
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Down, Up, Down, Up Play As Mafia Heavy
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Down, Down, Down, Up Play As NK Elite
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Down, Down, Down, Down Play as Prisoner of War
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Down, Down, Up, Down. Play As SK Elite
    left, left, right, right, up, down, down, up Real Ace of Hearts Skin (other is a typo from the makers of the game)
    UP UP UP UP Down Down Right Left Reset all factions to "neutral"
    Right, Left, Right, Right, Left, Right, Left, Left Unlimited Ammo
    up, down, up, down, left, right, left, right unlimited health
    Right Right Left Left Up Up Down Down UP Right Left Down Down Left Right Up Down Down Up Up Left Left Right Right Unlock all Costumes without having to get Crates

    Contributed by: Mooseoh, chillaxer4eva867, beaumont, RTanner_7, Jay FNG Philbrook, Neibot, thagame, pinflo76, gotem, ThousandSuns, Spartan_Mike, Gladiator28, Wiked Klown 

  10. Blueprint Rewards

    Collect the certain number of blueprints to unlock the reward.

    Unlockable Unlockable
    15 Anti Tank Supply Drop
    1 C4 Supply Drop
    60 Cash: 100,000
    70 Cash: 100,000
    80 Cash: 250,000
    90 Cash: 250,000
    100 Cash: 500,000
    110 Code: Play as Indiana Jones
    20 Code: Play as Mafia Heavy Soldier
    30 Code: Play as NK Elite Soldier
    50 Code: Play As NK Spades Number Card
    40 Prototype Supply Drop
    5 Sniper Rifle Supply Drop
    10 Stringer Supply Drop

    Contributed by: Mooseoh 

  11. National Treasure Rewards

    Collect the certain number of National Treasures to unlock the reward.

    Unlockable Unlockable
    60 Cash: 100,000
    70 Cash: 100,000
    80 Cash: 250,000
    90 Cash: 250,000
    100 Cash: 500,000
    15 Cash: 50000
    10 Chinese Fuel Truck Delivery
    1 Chinese Scout Delivery
    50 Code: Play as Ace of Diamonds
    30 Code: Play as Civilian Doctor
    40 Code: Play as Civilian Prisoner
    20 Code: Play as Han Solo
    110 Code: Play as Sku Elite Soldier
    5 H3 Delivery

    Contributed by: Mooseoh 

  12. SKU Listening Posts Rewards

    Destroy the certain number of SKU listening posts to unlock the reward.

    Unlockable Unlockable
    55 Cash: 250,000
    20 Civilian Baggage Carrier Delivery
    40 Code: Play as NK Hearts Numeric Card
    50 Code: Play as Pilot
    10 Health Crate Supply Drop
    30 Mafia MD-350 Scout Delivery

    Contributed by: Mooseoh 

  13. Monument Rewards

    Destroy the certain number of Monuments to unlock the reward.

    Unlockable Unlockable
    20 Cash: 250,000
    10 NK ZSU 57 Anti Air Delivery

    Contributed by: Mooseoh 

  14. Get cheat crate without codes.

    Unlockable Unlockable
    Verify every card (all number, face and aces) Cheat Crate

    Contributed by: Wiked Klown 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by spitfox 324K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by EpsilonGSG 400K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by MasterVG782 411K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by rolltide19921 107K
In-Depth FAQs Card/Bounty Guide by vegetarian_onos 23K
In-Depth FAQs Collectibles Guide by mstieler 114K
Maps and Charts North Province Items Map by Zeke0238 44K
Maps and Charts South Province Card Map by MasterVG782 42K
Maps and Charts South Province Items Map by Zeke0238 45K

Mercenaries: Playground of Destruction Cheats For PlayStation 2

  1. Free vehicle repair and rearming

    At any time during the game when you have a vehicle that needs repairing or more ammo you can get both for free by doing a mission and canceling the contract. All you need to do is park the vehicle in the base where the mission is, accept the contract, and then cancel the contract. You’ll get the retry screen, select no, and then your vehicle is fully repaired and rearmed without losing money. You can then do the same mission at a later time.

    Contributed by: OitinK 

  2. Make the most of side missions

    The first side missions "$" you come across are really simple"Can you get from Camp X to Camp Y in under 2 minutes?" You can pass these easily with lots of extra time, BUT DON'T. These missions do not disappear when completed. They allow you compete against your previous time for the same $5000 prize. So if you let the clock run till its been 1:55 before completing and then come back and do it in 1:50 then 1:45 you will net yourself alot more money.

    This train of thought works for other missions too. There is a side mission where you push a barrel over 50m, but you can keep trying so ideally you would push it 50, 51,52,53,54 to the limit.

    Contributed by: mollyhackit 

  3. Unlock the Cheat Crate in the shop.

    Beat the game with all members of the deck either captured or killed. The cheat crate contains(spoilers): a grenade pistol, a street sweeper(a special gun), and a portable airtstrike.

    Contributed by: DiabloTerrorGF 

  4. "Heroic" Reports

    If you go into a GSRN Van or stay near one, you will hear about "your" latest capture/killing. The reports are pretty funny even though their lying that the Allies did it.

    Contributed by: RJ815 

  5. Easy Way to Raise Friendly Mafia Relations

    At any time if your relations with the Russian Mob are not at the maximum, just steal the $ marked Mafia truck that's right next to the Mafia Chop Shop Garages in both of the cities and drive it into their garage.

    While it doesn't give you money like other vehicles because it's one of their own cars, you still get the respect bonus, so you can just quickly repeat the process to quickly raise your mafia relations.

    Contributed by: General Eric 

  6. No Faction Penalties

    You can kill faction members (including Civilians) without penalty by running over their vehicle with a tank.

    Contributed by: RJ815 

  7. Replentish Health and Ammo for free

    When you are low on Health or Ammo during free roaming mode, go to any faction headquarters and talk to the guard. After you listen to the mission briefing, walk out of the door instead of accepting the mission will fill your health and ammo back up

    Contributed by: cxie 

  8. Get items from the Merchant of Menace for free!

    Go into the Merchant of Menace and select a vehicle or supply drop that you want. You have to toss out the beacon and before the beacon hits the ground, go back into the Merchant of Menace and select ANY other item.

    When you return to the game and the first beacon lands, you will not be charged for the item even though it is still delivered to you.

    Contributed by: EpsilonGSG 

  9. Alternate ending.

    In the last Ace contract where you have to capture or kill Song if you don't enter the code into the computer to stop the nukes or if the computer gets destoyed the news report at the end will be different than if you stoped the nukes.

    Contributed by: dandude388 

  10. Star Wars reference

    When you capture or kill Dung Hwangbo, the Ace of Clubs, you see a cutscene of a news report on the capture.

    If you read the headlines moving across the bottom of the screen, you will see one which reads:
    Tipoca City: Clones Cloned!.
    This is the cloning city from Star Wars Episode 2, and also a level in the Pandemic and Lucasarts' game Star Wars: Battlefront.

    Contributed by: Amnestria 

  11. Keep the helicopter you obtain in the 'Gimme my money' [Mafia] mission

    After you land the helicopter in the mafia garage, you must get out of it to complete the mission. Right after you get paid the helicopter disappears.
    To retain the helicopter, right after you get out, quickly get back in before everything slows down. You'll still be able to keep the helicopter if you go inside a faction's HQ and accept the mission.
    Take note though, whenever you finish a mission, you must go inside the helicopter before everything slows down and you get paid. Otherwise, it'll disappear, since you arent allowed to 'keep' it in the first place.

    Contributed by: den_b7 

  12. Change the price of items in the Merchant of Menace shop

    The prices of items on the Merchant of Menace PDA shop can be changed by changing your relationship with the Mafia Faction. Should the Mafia become "Hostile" to you, you must pay them a fee in order to use the Merchant of Menace on your PDA. The higher your relationship with the Mafia, the cheaper the items are. Since Sergei runs the Merchant of Menace website, he'll give you a discount on everything for being his friend. If you buy something for $30,000 while "Neutral" with the Mafia, it may drop a few thousand dollars when you bring your relationship up to "Friendly." Should you make the Mafia "Unfriendly" to you, the price may rise a few thousand dollars. Basically, keep in the good graces of the Mafia and you'll save yourself some money.

    Contributed by: gamerman19 

  13. How to survive when falling from any height.

    If you wish your player to survive instead of going splat when He/She hits the ground, All you need to do is pause the game when the player is about 20ft from the ground then press X (to continue) then immediately press start to pause the game again, keep quickly pausing and un-pausing the game until the player has landed and has almost stood up again. If done correctly not only will the player survive but He/She will not be injured from the fall.

    Contributed by: cid_chaos 

  14. Turn off the radar permanently

    If you hijack a jamming vehicle such as the K200 Surveillance or the NK Control and sell it to the Russian Mafia chop shop garage, it will cause the entire map to become permanently jammed until you load a new game.

    Contributed by: Atma_Dave 

  15. National Treasure Awards

    Collect the National Treasures to unlock the following.

    Unlockable Unlockable
    Chinese Delievery Scout 1
    Chinese Fuel Truck Delievery 10
    Cash: 500,000 100
    Cheat: Play as Sku Elite Soldier 110
    50,000 Cash 15
    Cheat: Play as Indiana Jones (PS2) or Han Solo (XBOX) 20
    Cheat: Play as Civilian Doctor 30
    Cheat: Play as Civilian Prisoner 40
    H3 Delievery 5
    Cheat: Play as Ace of Diamonds 50
    Cash: 100,000 60
    Cash: 100,000 70
    Cash: 250,000 80
    Cash: 250,000 90

    Contributed by: Yoshikazu Takahashi 

  16. Blueprints Awards

    Collect the blueprints to unlock these features.

    Unlockable Unlockable
    All C4 Crate Drop 1
    Stringer Supply Drop 10
    Cash: 500,000 100
    Cheat: Play as Han Solo 110
    Anti Tank Supply Drop 15
    Cheat: Play as Mafia Heavy Soldier 20
    Cheat: Play as NK Elite Soldier 30
    Prototype Supply Drop 40
    Sniper Rifle Drop 5
    Cheat: Play As NK Number Card (Spades) 50
    Cash: 100,000 60
    Cash: 100,000 70
    Cash: 250,000 80
    Cash: 250,000 90

    Contributed by: Yoshikazu Takahashi 

  17. PDA Factions codes

    Must be entered in PDA FACTIONS mode. (Some codes do not work until the correct amount of National Treasure/Blueprints have been found.)

    Effect Effect
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Down, Down, Up, Up Ace of Diamonds
    Press Down, Down, Down, Down, Up, Left, Right, Right All Items In Merchant Of Menance Shop
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Up, Down, Up, Down Allied Pilot
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Up, Down, Down, Down Bufford Skin
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Down, Up, Down, Down Doctor
    Right, Down, Left, Up, Up, Left, Down, Right Get $1,000,000
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Up, Down, Up , Up Han Solo Skin
    Right, Left, Right, Right, Left, Right, Left, Left Infinite Ammo
    Press Up, Down, Up, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right Infinite Health
    left left right right down up up up Josef
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Down, Down, Down, Up NK Elite
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Up, Down, Down, Up Play as a Hearts Card
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Up, Down, Down, Right Play as Colonol Garret
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Down, Up, Up, Down Play as Deck of 52 member
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Up, Up, Down, Down. Play as Indiana Jones
    left, left, right, right, down, up, down, up Play as mafia heavy
    left, left, right, right, up, down, down, left play as Peng
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Down, Down, Down, Down Prisoner
    Up, Up, Up, Up, Down, Down, Right, Left Reset all factions to neutral
    Left, Left, Right, Right, Down, Down, Down, Down SK Elite
    Right, Right, Left, Left, Up, Up, Down, Down, Up, Right, Left, Down, Down, Left, Right, Up, Down, Down, Up, Up, Left, Left, Right, Right Unlock all costumes without collecting items

    Contributed by: Ronald84, Dr4c0, iidalv, Swiftshark, Edge Master4567, Lokker, RickyX, EpsilonGSG, DecrepitSpirit, Yoshikazu Takahashi, NSANE187 

  18. Unlockable Skins

    If you play some of the last of each factions' missions (Spades Section), you should unlock some skins. I believe it's the 2nd to last mission. Maybe the first.

    Unlockable Unlockable
    Beat South Korea's Spade Contracts Buford
    Beat the Mafia's Spade Contracts Josef
    Beat the Chinese's Spade Contracts Peng

    Contributed by: RJ815 

  19. SKU Listening Posts

    Rewards for destroying the posts.

    Unlockable Unlockable
    55 Cash: 250,000
    40 Cheat: Play as NK Numeric Card (Hearts)
    50 Cheat: Play as Pilot
    20 Civilian Baggage Carrier Delievery
    10 Health Crate Supply Drop
    30 Mafia MD-350 Scout Delievery

    Contributed by: Yoshikazu Takahashi 

  20. Monument Awards

    Destroy Monuments to Unlock.

    Unlockable Unlockable
    20 Cash: 250,000
    10 North Korean ZSU 57 Anti Air Delievery

    Contributed by: Yoshikazu Takahashi 

Walkthroughs & FAQs

Type Name File Size
FAQ FAQ by MasterVG782 20K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by EpsilonGSG 400K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by MasterVG782 411K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by rolltide19921 107K
General FAQs FAQ/Walkthrough by spitfox 324K
In-Depth FAQs Card/Bounty Guide by vegetarian_onos 23K
In-Depth FAQs Collectibles Guide by mstieler 114K
In-Depth FAQs Weapon/Vehicle Guide by Evoco 95K
Maps and Charts North Province Items Map by Zeke0238 44K
Maps and Charts South Province Card Map by MasterVG782 42K
Maps and Charts South Province Items Map by Zeke0238 45K