Konami Code For Each Game In The Contra Series

How many times have you died just before reaching the final boss? That wouldn’t be such a hassle if there were checkpoints or saves, but we all know that that’s not something you will see in Contra series. After too many failed attempts anyone would get mad so developers had to come up with something. You don’t want raging gamers bothering you. That’s where Konami code comes in. Unique combination of controls that will give you advantage in the game, most famous being 30 lives cheat for Contra. Here you have list of all Contra games that support this code and guide on how to use it.

Table Of Contents (Page 1):

Contra (NES) Konami Code
Super Contra Konami Code
Operation C Konami Code
Contra III: The Alien Wars Konami Code
Contra: Force Konami Code
Contra: Hard Corps Konami Code

Contra (NES) Cheat Codes

30 Lives: UP, UP, DOWN, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, B, A, START.

Sound Test (Japanese version only): Hold A and B while pressing START.

Konami code is activated in the title menu unless indicated otherwise.

Super Contra Cheat Codes

Codes for Europe and Japan:

30 Lives (Probotector II, Europe): RIGHT, LEFT, DOWN, UP, A, B, START.

30 Lives (Japan): RIGHT, LEFT, DOWN, UP, A & B.

Stage Select (Japan): Hold DOWN, press START, hold SELECT.

Codes for United States:

10 Lives: RIGHT, LEFT, DOWN, UP, A, B, START.

Sound Test: Hold A+B and press START.

Konami code is activated in the title menu unless indicated otherwise.

Operation C Cheat Codes

Codes for Europe and United States:

9 Lives: UP (x4), DOWN (x4), LEFT (x4), START.

Stage Select: UP, UP, DOWN, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, B, A, B, A, START.

Sound Test: UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, START.

Codes for Japan:

9 Lives: UP, UP, DOWN, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, B, A, B, A, START.

Sound Test (+ 1 extra life): UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, START.

Konami code is activated in the title menu unless indicated otherwise.

Contra III: The Alien Wars Cheat Codes

30 Lives: RIGHT, DOWN, DOWN, RIGHT, RIGHT.

All Weapons: RIGHT, DOWN, DOWN, RIGHT, RIGHT, START.

Level Select: LEFT, DOWN, DOWN, LEFT, LEFT, START.

Konami code is activated in the character selection screen.

Contra: Force Cheat Codes

30 Lives: UP, UP, DOWN, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, A, B, SELECT, START.

Continue Gameplay: Hold A + B + SELECT and press START at the Game Over screen.

Big Jump: Click START, hold A and click START again while in game.

30 lives code is activated in the title menu.

Contra: Hard Corps Cheat Codes

Codes for Japan:

70 Lives: C, B, A, RIGHT, LEFT, C, B, A, RIGHT, LEFT, C, B, A, RIGHT, LEFT on controller 2.

Stage Select: A, B, C, LEFT, RIGHT, A, B, C, LEFT, RIGHT, A, B, C, LEFT, RIGHT on controller 2.

All Weapons: Pause gameplay, UP (x2), DOWN (x2), A, UP (x2), DOWN(x2), B, UP (x2), DOWN (x2), C.

Konami code is activated in the title menu unless indicated otherwise.

Bonus Ending:

Right before the end of the third stage (Junkyard Zone), instead of taking on the main boss climb the wall to the top of the screen. You will stumble upon random person which will propose you an offer. Accept the offer and defeat special bosses to get the secret joke ending.

This is valid for all versions of the game.