How to unlock the Prototype RTP 62-8S hoverboard in Saints Row

How to unlock the Prototype RTP 62-8S hoverboard in Saints Row

Richard Walker

If you’re a fan of running around an open world completing missions and making a name for yourself, then chances are that you’ll love Volition’s new Saints Row game. Think Grand Theft Auto combined with Elden Ring, and you’ve pretty much got Saints Row.

This intense game, published by Deep Silver Volition, and THQ, will provide you with hours of entertainment with cool scenes, a great storyline, and an awesome character creator allowing you to customize your player as you please. Gameplay involves working your way through a number of criminal ventures via different missions and side quests. The rewards gained from completing these tasks will help you along the way and could include anything from cars to cash, to weapons.

What’s not to love about that?

This video game can be played across a number of different platforms, including PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X, Xbox One and PC. So whatever your platform preference is, you can still get a piece of the action.

And, to make things a little more interesting, the developers of the Saints Row reboot decided to throw in a number of different vehicles. And in this Saints Row game guide, we’re going to reveal how to make gameplay even more exciting by getting your hands on a very cool hoverboard.

Why you need to get your hands on a hoverboard in Saints Row

You'll either want to unlock the Prototype RTP 62-8S hoverboard to whizz around Santo Ileso like some sort of futuristic Tony Hawk, or, it'll provide the finishing touch to your custom Marty McFly ‘Back to the Future’ character. Whatever the case, Saints Row's floating skateboard is so much more than a stylish way to get from A to B. It can also be used to slam people and vehicles alike into the ground. You want it, don't you? Yes, you do. Here's how to unlock it.


How to unlock the hoverboard in Saints Row

To add the hoverboard to your garage, you'll need to have first acquired the Criminal Empire Tier 2 Eurekabator!, in order to can take on Alpha Tests for new gadgets, of which there are three in total. The first of these will unlock the hoverboard, requiring you zip about slamming enemies and vehicles to smithereens to satisfy the demands of the testers. Slam the requisite number of vehicles and you'll complete the test, permanently adding the Prototype RTP 62-8S hoverboard to your garage at the Saints' church HQ. Now why don't you make like a tree, and get out of here.


Controlling the hoverboard

When riding the hoverboard, there are a few controls you’ll need to get to grips with:

  • Basic Movement: Analog Stick or WASD
  • To Jump: X/A/Space Bar
  • Slam Attack (In-Air): L2/LT/Right Click

The hoverboard’s slam attack is mega and will cause major damage to anyone unlucky enough to be underneath you. It’s even powerful enough to blow up enemy vehicles.


Saints Rows FAQs

What other cool vehicles can you get in Saints Row? 

There are more than 80 different vehicles to be found in this game, including a wingsuit, a hoverbike, an ambulance, and even a tank. For a list of the coolest vehicles, head to our list here.


How to do fast travel photos? 

There are a total of 6 fast-travel locations in Santo Ileso. Getting to these will enable you to move throughout the game a lot quicker. Once there just grab your smartphone and take a pic. The Fast Travel Location will then be immediately available.

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