Bethesda has revealed that Rage 2 will have a special pre-order bonus – a cheat code. Enter it, and this is what you will get:
Could it be an April’s Fool joke? Possibly, but Bethesda has commented under the YouTube video that it’s definitely real. A Bethesda representative has also assured Polygon that”this is 100% real, it is not a prank.”
Inputting the code for He’s On Fire will bring in Tim Kitzrow as you play through the entirety of game, the voice best known as the announcer in the NBA Jam franchise. That familiar voice will be providing play-by-play commentary as you go on your Rage 2 journey.
Still hilarious and surprising on the nose, players can expect classic lines from NBA Jam, like “from downtown” and “boomshakalaka.” Of course, there are new Rage 2 specific lines as well, like “you just sliced her head right off” and “tang, tang boomerang.”
While it seems the trailer suggests that Kitzrow’s commentary only springs up during combat, it could be that we can hear him outside of battle as well.
Rage 2 is being developed by Avalanche Studios with joint-development support from id Software. Like the first game, sequel gives players a large variety of firearms to fight with across the post-apocalyptic wasteland of Earth. Rage 2 also sees the return of diabolical vehicles, with vehicular warfare a prominent feature this around.
Rage 2 is releasing on May 14, and is scheduled for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
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