There's good news for people who are planning to pick up Rage 2 and who enjoy exploiting the system. Back on April Fools' 2019, Bethesda released a jokey trailer that suggested a Tim Kitzrow, the voice of NBA Jam, would be a part of a He's on Fire" mode. But, it turned out it isn't a joke. It is just one of many cheats that will be a part of the Rage 2 cheats system.
In Rage 2, everyone can access cheats. However, there are different ways to get them. If someone gets the Deluxe Edition of the game, for example, you can access three cheats without having to first find them. Preordering gives people He's on Fire, so it is in the Cheats Menu the moment you start the game. If you don't preorder or get a Deluxe Edition, then you need to hunt down the Wasteland Wizard mutant in the game and buy cheats from him using in-game money. The other options just give certain cheats to you earlier.
Here is the full and official list of all the cheats Bethesda has revealed for Rage 2 so far.
- He’s on Fire: Video game voiceover legend Tim Kitzrow lends his very familiar talents to Rage 2 with the “He’s on Fire” Cheat. BOOMSHAKALAKA.
- Git Gud: Sweet, sweet instagib. With “Git Gud” every enemy goes down in one hit. It’s not fair to your enemies, but f*** ‘em. You. Are. A. God.
- Son of Thor: Much like the power Olivia Newton John is supplying in the hit film “Grease,” this Cheat is electrifying. When the “Son of Thor” Cheat is activated, the player becomes electric, electrocuting any enemies that get too close.
- Klegg Support: The infamous (and douchey) Klegg Clayton is spawned as a friendly AI companion. We honestly don’t know if this is a reward or a punishment.
- Phoenix Rejector Seat: Now this is just getting ridiculous. As opposed to the Phoenix’s Ejector Seat, which does what it says on the tin and ejects the player from the vehicle, the Rejector Seat leaves the player on the ground and ejects the Phoenix into the air. Like we said, ridiculous.
The reason it is "so far" is because Rage 2's cheat system won't be the sort where once the game is out, that is it. No more will be added. Instead, additional cheats will be added after the game launches. There will also be some sort of cheat rotation for select cheats, where people will only be able to access them for limited periods of time.
Rage 2 will be making its PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC debut on May 14, 2019.