Sonic Mania Cheats For PlayStation 4

  1. Debug Mode In Sonic Mania

    By gathering all 7 Chaos emeralds and Beating the game, You will unlock debug mode. You cant only use it by pressing Triangle on the no save mode of the game, then turning it on, afterwards, in game pressing triangle will Toggle it on and off and O will change the selected Item

    Contributed by: YoucantbeatD 

  2. Blue Spheres

    Once you get all the medals from the Bonus Stages, you'll unlock Blue Spheres in the Extras menu, where you can play all 51 Blue Sphere Stages.

    Contributed by: Jacoblebeaureal 

  3. Alternate Song in Opening Animation

    Leave the game going and let the animated intro play through once. On the second time the animation plays, you will hear an alternate song.

    Contributed by: Z6980 

  4. Infinite Lives

    When you enter Press Garden Act 1, look for the first ink container you see (that spawns the hopping badniks) stand next to it and do a spindash to kill the badnik. Let go of your spin dash and let another badnik come out. and repeat. The points will start stacking up to give you free lives. (This is akin to Sonic 3's Oil Ocean bird Infinite Lives trick) Note: You cannot hold the spindash down, you must release in between for another badnik to spawn. Alternatively, using Super Sonic you can stand there and do the same.

    Contributed by: silverx2624 

  5. Fight the true Final Boss

    As Sonic, collect all 7 Chaos Emeralds before finishing Titanic Monarch Act 2. After beating the normal boss of Titanic Monarch Act 2, Sonic will be teleported to the true final boss.

    Contributed by: Godstriker8 

  6. Secret Ending

    Play as Knuckles and go into Level Select, then select the final boss option. Once you beat him as Knuckles, you'll get a picture of Knuckles reading a book called "Sonic Mania & Knuckles" to the animals, with Sonic and Tails in the background. Alternatively, use &Knuckles mode with Knuckles.

    Contributed by: Jacoblebeaureal 

  7. Videogamedunkey Mode

    In Hydrocity Zone, grab onto one of the hooks, and input the Level Select code from Sonic 3 & Knuckles (Left, Left, Left, Right, Right, Right, Up, Up, Up). You'll hear a ring chime, and when you pass through a bumper with a white glove, the sound effect will change to that of Videogamedunkey making a noise.

    Contributed by: TVSmasher66 

  8. Medal Unlocks

    Collect medals by beating the various Blue Spheres special stages throughout the game to unlock the following rewards.

    Unlockable
    11 medals &Knuckles Mode
    32 medals Blue Spheres
    26 medals D.A. Garden
    16 medals Debug Mode
    6 medals Insta-Shield
    21 medals Mean Bean
    1 medal Super Peel Out

    Contributed by: Fox Inverse, Furryyiffer 

  9. Trophies

    Complete each requirement to get the specified trophy.

    Trophy
    We really like boats Boat Enthusiast
    Gotta gacha 'em all Collect 'Em All
    Wreak havoc at the propaganda factory Crate Expectations
    Collect silver medallions in Blue Spheres Bonus stage Full Medal Jacket
    Get through Stardust Speedway Zone as quickly as possible King of Speed
    Collect all seven Chaos Emeralds Magnificent Seven
    Collect gold medallions in Blue Spheres Bonus stage No Way? No Way
    What would happen if you cross a bridge with a fire shield? Now It Can't Hurt You Anymore
    That elusive perfect run, only a professional can achieve Professional Hedgehog
    You might have to submerge to find it Secret Sub
    Achieve any ending See You Next Game
    Spin the Star Post! Superstar
    Find the hidden item boxes at the end of the Zone That's a Two-fer
    Have your photos taken in Studiopolis Zone The Most Famous Hedgehog in the World
    Try pushing a barrel to see how far it goes The Password is "Special Stage"
    Try for a 3 chain combo! Triple Trouble
    Let the wind take you through Window Shopping
    Barrel through the lava, don't let anything stop you Without a Trace

    Contributed by: Mookiethebold 

  10. Sound Test Cheats

    On the Level Select, play the following music tracks on the Sound Test to enable special features. A confirmation sound will be heard when the correct order is played

    Effect
    01, 09, 07, 09, 00, 08, 01, 01 Changes all small animals to squirrels
    06, 02, 01, 04 Disables Super Sonic theme when transformed
    01, 09, 08, 09, 00, 05, 00, 01 Effect unknown
    09, 00, 00, 01 Enables all special moves for Sonic (Drop Dash, Insta-Shield, Peel-Out)
    02, 00, 01, 07, 00, 08, 01, 05 Enables flight when in Super form (double-tap jump)
    01, 09, 09, 02, 01, 01, 02, 04 Infinite continues
    02, 00, 01, 08, 00, 06, 02, 03 Start game in Encore Mode (DLC required)
    04, 01, 02, 06 Start with all Chaos Emeralds

    Contributed by: Maetch 

  11. Level Select (PS4)

    Depending on the gaming platform used, entering level select is different. Switch allows it from the title screen, others from the save screen. PS4 does the latter. To navigate the level select screen, use the d-pad. To switch characters, press Square. To add Tails to Sonic, press Triangle while Sonic is shown next to the Sound Test.

    Effect
    Hold X and Square while highlighing NoSave, but only after enabling Debug Mode Level select

    Contributed by: AskaLangly 

  12. Level select and sound test

    Select Mania Mode, go to the "no save" option, then press Options, Square, and Triangle, all at the same time to bring up the level select mode. Sound test will be in the bottom right!

    Effect
    Option square triangle Level select

    Contributed by: BadassblackTA 

Sonic Mania Cheats For Xbox One

  1. Alternate Song in Opening Animation

    Leave the game going and let the animated intro play through once. On the second time the animation plays, you will hear an alternate song.

    Contributed by: Z6980 

  2. Dunkey Mode

    In Hydrocity Zone, hang from any hook and press left, left, left, right, right, right, up, up, up. The hand boosters in Hydrocity Zone will now play the iconic "yyyeah" from our favorite gaming donkey.

    Contributed by: DocEggmanNega 

  3. Level Select

    While in Mania mode, highlight no save mode after turning on debug mode. Then hold x and press start. You should then see the level select screen.

    Contributed by: RadRil 

  4. Achievements

    Achievement
    We really like boats Boat Enthusiast
    Gotta gacha 'em all Collect 'Em All
    Wreak havoc at the propaganda factory Crate Expectations
    Collect silver medallions in Blue Spheres Bonus stage Full Medal Jacket
    Get through Stardust Speedway Zone as quickly as possible King of Speed
    Collect all seven Chaos Emeralds Magnificent Seven
    Collect gold medallions in Blue Spheres Bonus stage No Way? No Way!
    What would happen if you cross a bridge with a fire shield? Now It Can't Hurt You Anymore
    That elusive perfect run, only a professional can achieve Professional Hedgehog
    You might have to submerge to find it Secret Sub
    Achieve any ending See You Next Game
    Spin the Star Post! Superstar
    Find the hidden item boxes at the end of the Zone That's a Two-fer
    Have your photos taken in Studiopolis Zone The Most Famous Hedgehog in the World
    Try pushing a barrel to see how far it goes The Password is "Special Stage"
    Try for a 3 chain combo! Triple Trouble
    Let the wind take you through Window Shopping
    Barrel through the lava, don't let anything stop you Without a Trace

    Contributed by: ironyisntdead 

Sonic Mania Cheats For PC

  1. Dunkey Mode

    Start a game and go to Hydrocity Act 1. Go to one of the swings that you hang from and grab on. While Sonic is swinging, press Left, Left, Left, Right, Right, Right, Up, Up, Up (the old stage select from Sonic 3). You will hear a confirmation ring noise. Whenever you use a speed booster in this zone you will hear a sound clip of YouTube personality VideoGameDunkey play for the remainder of the level.

    Contributed by: senorinu 

  2. Zone Select Menu

    The secret Zone Select Menu requires you to first unlock Debug Mode by collecting any 16 Silver or Gold Medals from the Blue Sphere special stages. Turn on Debug Mode by highlighting the "No Save" option on the file select screen, and pressing the key assigned to "Alt" to access to Secrets Menu. With Debug Mode turned on, highlight "No Save", hold the key assigned to Delete, and press the key assigned to Jump. Continue holding Delete until the Zone Select Screen appears.

    Contributed by: Arcane_Ether 

  3. Infinite time in Studiopolis Zone 1

    If time runs out when you are immaterial, being sent from an antenna to other, timer will freeze in 9:59:99 and you will not die. As always, if you beat the boss, you will get a 100000 points (2 ups) bonus.

    Contributed by: iuoliveira 

  4. Extras

    Extras that can be unlocked by beating a specific amount of Blue Sphere bonus stages.

    Unlockable
    11 medals &Knuckles Mode
    32 medals Blue Spheres
    26 medals D.A. Garden
    16 medals Debug Mode
    06 medals Insta-Shield
    21 medals Mean Bean
    01 medal Super Peel Out

    Contributed by: ThatCooperGuy 

  5. Steam Achievements

    Achievement
    We really like boats (Ride all the boats in Hydrocity Zone Act 1) Boat Enthusiast
    Gotta gacha 'em all (Let Eggman spawn all eight enemies during Metallic Madness Zone Act 2's boss fight) Collect 'Em All
    Wreak havoc at the propaganda factory (Destroy crates in Press Garden Zone Act 1) Crate Expectations
    Collect silver medallions in Blue Spheres Bonus stage (Complete all 32 Blue Sphere stages) Full Medal Jacket
    Get through Stardust Speedway Zone as quickly as possible (Complete Stardust Speedway Zone Act 2 in under a minute) King of Speed
    Collect all seven Chaos Emeralds. Magnificent Seven
    Collect gold medallions in Blue Spheres Bonus stage (Earn Perfects in all 32 Blue Sphere stages) No Way? No Way!
    What would happen if you cross a bridge with a fire shield? (Cross a spike bridge while having a Fire Shield) Now It Can't Hurt You Anymore
    That elusive perfect run, only a professional can achieve (Complete Titanic Monarch Zone Act 1 without being damaged) Professional Hedgehog
    You might have to submerge to find it (Find a hidden submarine in Oil Ocean Zone Act 2) Secret Sub
    Achieve any ending See You Next Game
    Spin the Star Post! Superstar
    Find the hidden item boxes at the end of the Zone (Use the signpost to uncover two item boxes at the end of Green Hill Zone Act 1) That's a Two-fer
    Have your photos taken in Studiopolis Zone (Let the Shutterbugs take your picture 10 times) The Most Famous Hedgehog in the World
    Try pushing a barrel to see how far it goes (Push the first barrel in Mirage Saloon Zone Act 2) The Password is "Special Stage"
    Try for a 3 chain combo! (Get a 3 chain combo during the boss of Chemical Plant Zone Act 2) Triple Trouble
    Let the wind take you through (Fly through a window in Flying Battery Zone Act 2) Window Shopping
    Barrel through the lava, don't let anything stop you (Move through lava in Lava Reef Zone Act 1 using a walker device) Without a Trace

    Contributed by: BleepBlipBoom 

Sonic Mania Cheats For Nintendo Switch

  1. Alternate Song in Opening Animation

    Leave the game going and let the animated intro play through once. On the second time the animation plays, you will hear an alternate song.

    Contributed by: tsunayuuki 

  2. Infinite Lives

    When you enter Press Garden Act 1, look for the first ink container you see (that spawns the hopping badniks) stand next to it and do a spindash to kill the badnik. Let go of your spin dash and let another badnik come out. and repeat. The points will start stacking up to give you free lives. (This is akin to Sonic 3's Launch base bird Infinite Lives trick) Note: You cannot hold the spindash down, you must release in between for another badnik to spawn. Alternatively, using Super Sonic you can stand there and do the same.

    Contributed by: silverx2624 

  3. Fight the true Final Boss

    As Sonic, collect all 7 Chaos Emeralds before finishing Titanic Monarch Act 2. After beating the normal boss of Titanic Monarch Act 2, Sonic will be teleported to the true final boss.

    Contributed by: Godstriker8 

  4. Alternative Boost Sound Effect in Hydro City

    While hanging onto any of the hook switches in Hydro City Zone enter the code. You will hear a ring noise to confirm the code was entered correctly. The gear boost pads in Hydro City will now play a voice clip each time you use them.

    Effect
    Left, Left, Left, Right, Right, Right, Up, Up, Up Boost pads play a voice clip

    Contributed by: MoxRavager 

  5. Unlock Mean Bean Mode

    Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine is a Genesis game based on the Puyo Puyo franchise, and it's even referenced in Sonic Mania as a main boss. If you want to unlock a mode to freely play it you'd need to get 21 medals (silver or gold) from the bonus stages where you have to get the blue spheres and avoid the red spheres. The medals do stock for different playthroughs of the game.

    Unlockable
    Get 21 silver or gold medals. Mean Bean Mode

    Contributed by: NecromancerAdr 

  6. More Blue Sphere Bonus Stages

    To unlock this in the Extras menu, get all the medals (silver or gold) from the bonus stages where you collect the blue spheres while avoiding the red ones. You'll be able to play extra bonus stages where you have to touch a green spheres to make it turn to blue.

    Unlockable
    Get all medals (Silver or Gold) More Bonus Stages

    Contributed by: nsplayer 

  7. Debug Mode / Level Select

    In order for this to work you must first have unlocked debug mode by collecting at least 16 medals from the bonus stages. Then, you need to enable Debug Mode at the Secrets menu which is found by pressing X at the File Select screen when the "No Save" option is highlighted.

    Once Debug Mode is turned on go back to the File Select screen, place the cursor on the "No Save" option and hold down the Y button then press start. This will load the debug menu.

    From there, you can play any level, bonus stages, and preview all the games songs via the Sound Test option.

    To navigate the screen, use the D-pad and press A to make a selection.

    Effect
    Y Opens debug menu

    Contributed by: migdilos 

Sonic Mania Plus Cheats For Nintendo Switch

  1. Debug mode

    Collect 16 medals for all Mania mode game options

    Unlockable
    Get 11 medals &Knuckles mode
    Get 9 medals 3&K Ability
    Get 1 medal CD Ability
    Get 16 medals Debug mode

    Contributed by: CXC2027Caleb 

  2. Debug mode, level select and sound test

    On the title screen as soon as Sonic appears enter the code for Debug mode, youll hear a ring chime to confirm you did it correctly.

    Effect
    On Mania mode, highlight 'No save' and press X to go to options. Turn on debug mode and exit by holding Y & B, and press A to enter the level select Access level select and sound test
    Up up down down up up up up Unlock Debug mode

    Contributed by: perfectlydark1 

  3. Level Select Codes

    These Codes, discovered by CodenameGamma, must be entered in the Level Select menu via playing sounds in the sound select. If entered correctly, a sound should play

    Effect
    04 01 02 06 All Emeralds
    01 09 07 09 00 08 01 01 Changes all Animals into Squirrels
    06 02 01 04 Disable Super Music
    02 00 01 07 00 08 01 05 Egg Reverie flying in any levels as Super
    01 09 09 02 01 01 02 04 Infinite Continues
    02 00 01 08 00 06 02 03 Load Encore stages and gimmick in place of normal ones
    09 00 00 01 Max Control For Sonic (Dropdash, Super Peel Out, Insta-Shield)

    Contributed by: Raditzisnotweak 

  4. Pinball Bonus Stage in Mania Mode

    In Mania Mode, collect all 32 gold medals from the Blue Sphere Bonus Stages. Afterwards, the Pinball Bonus Stage from Encore Mode will replace the Blue Sphere Stages once you reach a checkpoint with at least 20 rings.

    Unlockable
    Collect all 32 gold medals from the Blue Sphere Bonus Stages in Mania Mode Pinball Bonus Stage in Mania Mode

    Contributed by: Croast59