How to Enable Cheats for PCSX2 0.9.7

By Timothy Baron

Updated September 22, 2017

PCSX2 is a PlayStation 2, or PS2, emulator that runs on Windows or Linux. This software program gives gamers the ability to play PS2 video games on their computer. In the process, it also adds features that gamers could never enjoy on an actual PlayStation, such as higher resolution graphics, audio and visual filters and dynamic cheats. Players can download cheat patches from the "PCSX2." By placing them in the cheat folder, they can then activate them at will by toggling the cheat function in the emulator's system.

Download a PCSX2 cheat file. As of June 2011, the most complete repository of cheat files is in the PCSX2 forums.

Cut and paste the cheat file into your PCSX2 cheat directory. By default, it's located in "C:\Program Files (x86)\PCSX2\cheats." Depending on where you placed PCSX2 during installation, this directory might vary.

Launch PCSX2. Click on "System" and then on "Enable Cheats." The cheats in your cheat folder are now active.