There are many cheats available in Killer Instinct that typically involve the pressing of select buttons before the beginning of a match. The cheats do a variety of things such as allowing changing the game’s speed, fighting in a special bonus stage, selecting music and more. Below is a composed list of cheats and how to activate them.
Begin a one-player game. At the VS. screen, hold Right and simultaneously press Low Punch, Medium Punch, and Fierce Punch. If entered correctly, you should hear a punch sound. Now you can play the game at double the normal speed.
Begin a two-player game. At the character select screen, both players must select a character and then hold down and press Medium Kick. This should allow a secret stage to be battled on.
Easier Combo Breakers
At the VS. screen, hold Down and press Start. If entered correctly, you will hear someone say “C-C-C-Combo Breaker!”. Combos and Combo Breakers can now be performed at any strength.
Immediately after defeat and before your character collapses, rapidly press all Punch and Kick buttons. If done correctly, your will be resurrected. He/she will now has double the strength but can be permanently defeating with only one hit.
Change Gameplay Speed
During a two-player game, press the following buttons on both controllers on VS. screen:
- Slow: Hold Left, and then press and hold Low Kick, Medium Kick, and Fierce Kick.
- Medium: Hold Right and then press and hold Low Kick, Medium Kick, and Fierce Kick.
- Fast: Hold Right and then press and hold Low Punch, Medium Punch, and Fierce Punch.
- Hyper: Hold Left and then press and hold Low Punch, Medium Punch, and Fierce Punch.
Music And Level Select
During a two-player game, enter the following codes to be able to select a specific level with controller one or a specific song with controller two:
- Desert Bridge: Up plus R
- Chicago Alley: Down plus R
- Skull Champer: Up plus Y
- Castle Chamber: Down plus B
- Ice Temple: Up plus L
- Ice Statue: Up plus X
- Desert Rooftop: Up plus A
- Warehouse: Down plus A
- Lava Bridge: Down plus X