Almost four years later NieR: Automata was released, a modder discovered the RPG’s latest secret. Launches McDonald Point an unknown code when he was reverse-engineering the game. He understood that this was related to a cheat code that allows players to skip until the end of NieR: Automata.
You can only activate the cheat code at a specific location. After you beat the Prologue boss Marx and talk to 9S, you need to stand between barrels. In a video detailing the cheat, McDonald’s explained how to enter the code on the PS4 version – hold R2, then press up, down, up, right, left, square, circle, triangle, and cross. It may be easier if you pause the game first. If you enter the code correctly, you will be taken to the post-credits scene.