"Guitar Hero 5" Cheats for the PlayStation 2

Don't fret for cheats--here are codes that will have you fretting away

Guitar Hero 5 (PS2)
Guitar Hero 5 (PS2). ActiVision

Released in 2009, "Guitar Hero 5" is another installment in the popular line of games featuring music rhythm-based gameplay. The cheats here are entered using the colored game buttons, and add new features and unlock hidden effects.

Cheats and Unlockables

"Guitar Hero 5" cheats are entered through the game's cheat menu using the controller.

In the codes below the letters stand the for their respective colors:

  • R = Red
  • B = Blue
  • G = Green
  • Y = Yellow
EffectCheat Code
Air instrumentsR, R, B, Y, G, G, G, Y
Unlock all hammer-ons and pull-offs (HOPOs)G, G, B, G, G, G, Y, G
Always slideG, G, R, R, Y, B, Y, B
Auto kickY, G, R, B, B, B, B, R
Contest winner 1G, G, R, R, Y, R, Y, B
Focus modeY, G, R, G, Y, B, G, G
Turn off heads-up displayG, R, G, G, Y, G, G, G
Invisible charactersG, R, Y, Y, Y, B, B, G
Performance modeY, Y, B, R, B, G, R, R
Unlock all charactersB, B, G, G, R, G, R, Y
Unlock all songsB, B, R, G, G, B, B, Y
Vocal fireballR, G, G, Y, B, G, Y, G
Star colorR, R, Y, R, B, R, R, B
HyperspeedG, B, R, Y, Y, R, G, G
Gem colorsB, R, R, G, R, G, R, Y
Flame colorG, R, G, B, R, R, Y, B


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