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Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled | How to unlock Penta Penguin

There are quite a few secrets to uncover in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. One of those that you may not know about is the Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Penta Penguin character, who you will need to get in order to earn a specific prize. If you want to know how to unlock this flightless bird, you’ll want to read our Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Penta Penguin guide. Go on, hop to it.

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Penta Penguin | Who is Penta Penguin?

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Penta Penguin

Before we dive into how to get the Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Penta Penguin, we’ll briefly discuss who he is. Penta Penguin made his first appearance in a manga series called Dansu! De Jump! Na Daibouken, which was a comic based on Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back.

He became a playable character in the original Crash Team Racing game, and now takes pride of place as a secret to unlock in the remastered current-gen title.

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled How to Unlock Penta Penguin

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Penta Penguin

Now that we’ve explained who the Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Penta Penguin character is, you will want to know how to unlock him. Doing so will net you the “Is Everyone Here?” trophy or achievement, so it’s vital that you learn how to get this character for your reward.

In order to add Penta Penguin to your character roster, you’ll need to use a cheat code. First, head to the main menu screen and then hold down L and R, LB and RB, or L1 and R1, simultaneously on your controller of choice. While both bumpers are being held, input one of the codes below:

  • Nintendo Switch — Hold down L and R. Then press Down, Right, X, Down, Left, X, Up
  • PS4 — Hold down L1 and R1. Then press Down, Right, Triangle, Down, Left, Triangle, Up
  • Xbox One — Hold down LB and RB. Then press Down, Right, Y, Down, Left, Y, Up

If you’ve done this correctly, you’ll hear a confirmation noise and a character icon will pop up on the screen. Penta Penguin can now be used in any race type. He’s especially speedy, so they’ll make for a good character for time trials in the game.