Sonic Mania Cheats

Looking for Sonic Mania cheats on PS4, Xbox One, Switch & PC? Here we’ll list Sonic Mania cheat codes and unlockables with tips for Sega’s new side-scrolling platformer game.

Here we will show you how to unlock all Sonic Mania codes with a cheats list that’s valid for the PC, Switch, Xbox One & PS4 versions (where available).

Take a look at the cheats below…

Index of Sonic Mania Guides:

Sonic Mania Cheats

Unlockable Modes, Retro Game & Moves

How to unlock secret Modes, a Retro Game & Classic Moves: You get these so-called “Secrets” by beating all of Sonic Mania’s bonus stages, which are the Blue Sphere bonus stages, not the Chaos Emerald stages. If you collect enough Medals by successfully completing the Blue Sphere bonus stages you you unlock the following listed unlockables…

• “Super Peel-Out” Classic Sonic CD Move;
• “Insta-Shield” Classic Sonic 3 Move;
• “& Knuckles” Mode (Player 2 plays cooperatively with you as Knuckles instead of Tails);
• “Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine (AKA Puyo Puyo)” Classic Game;
• “Debug” Mode. (Note that this can also be activated with this cheat on the title screen: Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, Left, Right, and then hold A, B & Y at the same time. Finally press X while playing.)

Here’s a video of the “And Knuckles Mode”:

Note: Completing the game for the first time will unlock the following…

• “Time Attack” Mode
• “Competition” Mode
• “Stage Select” can be done by pressing up or down on the save file you’ve already completed the game with. — Shortcut: On the title screen press Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, Left, Right, and then hold A, B & Y at the same time.

Unlockable Super Sonic / Tails / Knuckles

How to unlock the Super State: You can get the “Super Saiyan-like” Super State for Sonic, Tails or Knuckles, once you collect all seven Chaos Emeralds while playing with any of those three characters in Sonic Mania! Activate it afterwards by jumping twice in a row. It makes you invincible, jump higher, and move faster.

Here’s a video of the “Super Sonic” state at 1:42 minutes:

Here’s a video of the “Super Knuckles” state at 2:12 minutes:


There are no Sonic Mania cheats on Switch, Xbox One, PS4 & PC yet. So until they are discovered, we made the handy Sonic Mania guides listed above to help you with tips and tricks for the game!

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