This page contains a list of cheats, codes, Easter eggs, tips, and other secrets for Burnout Paradise for PC, Xbox 360, PS3, and Burnout Paradise Remastered for Xbox One, PS4. If you’ve discovered a cheat you’d like to add to the page, or have a correction, please click EDIT and add it.
EditGold and Platinum Paint Jobs
You can use alternate paint colors on your car that wouldn’t otherwise be available to you immediately. If you earn the Elite level license, you can use gold paint. If you have a 100% completion file attached to your Elite level license, you can use platinum paint.
Perform the actions below to unlock the desired car(s):
- Carbon Hydros Custom – Complete all Showtime Road Rules
- Carbon Ikusa GT – Complete all Time Road Rules
- Rossolini Tempesta – Achieve an A Class License
- Carson Fastback – Achieve a B Class License
- Nakamura SI-7 – Achieve a C Class License
- Hunter Mesquite – Achieve a D Class License
- Carson GT Concept – Achieve a Burnout Driving License
- Jansen Carbon X12 – Land All 50 Superjumps
- Montgomery Carbon Hawker – Break All 120 Billboards
- Carson Carbon GT Concept – Break All 400 Smashes (yellow fences)
- Krieger Carbon Uberschall 8 – Finish 2 Sets of Online Challenges
To unlock the licenses listed on the left side below, win the corresponding number of events in the game listed on the right side.
- A – 26
- B – 16
- Burnout Paradise – 45
- C – 7
- D – 2
- Elite – 110
EditSteel Wheels Car
To unlock the Steel Wheels car, head to the in-game cheats menu, where you can insert “Sponsor Codes”. Insert the following password to unlock the car: U84D 3Y8K FY8Y 58N6. Note: The 1.6 update disables sponsor code entry.
EditHalt the Hot Rod Locked Boost
Perform an E turn (X button on Xbox) to stop the Hot Rod’s boost. You may have to do this twice.
You’ll need the Septermber 18, 2008 update to access bikes in Burnout Paradise. Once you have it, perform the actions below to unlock additional bikes:
- Nakumura Firehawk GP Competition – Complete all Burning / Midnight Rides
- Nakumura FV1100-TI – Complete 19 Burning / Midnight Rides
These are codes that will work only for the PAL version of the game. If you aren’t in that region or don’t have a PAL version of the game, these codes will not work. Note: The 1.6 update disables sponsor code entry.
- GameStop Car – B179 8M20 XA09 80FF
- Steel Wheels GT – Z891 4K88 IN25 79AA
If you have at least an A level license and want to unlock cars with company skins on them, insert the following passwords at the in-game cheats menu. Note: The 1.6 update disables sponsor code entry.
- Best Buy Car – BESTBUY
- Circuit City Car – CIRCUITCITY
- Gamestop Car – GAMESTOP
- Wal-Mart Car – WALMART