Burnout Paradise Xbox 360 Achievement Guide

Here is the full list of Achievements for the Xbox 360 version of Paradise, I have added helpful hints and tips, so all you Gamerscore lovers should be able to get 1000/1000, but it might take a little time and a bit of effort!


Lookin' Good  Repair your first wrecked car   5 points 

This one is simple and will probably be the first achievement you get, just drive that Hunter Cavalry through a Auto Repair shop to get it repaired.

Watt?  Set a Time Road Rule on Watt St   10 points

First off select Time Road Rules on the D-pad. Then find Watt Street, then hit your boost and try to avoid the traffic and parked cars! ping.. Achievement Unlocked!

If you have done the Road Rule but not received the achievement, please read our Watt? FAQ.

It's Showtime  Set a Showtime Road Rule on East Crawford Drive  10 points

First off select Showtime Road Rules on the D-pad. Then go to East Crawford Drive and enter Showtime.

You know how to start Showtime don't you? Just pull your LB & RB at the same time and Whoa! It's Showtime!! You have to make sure you start on East Crawford Drive to get the Achievement.

If you have beaten the Showtime Road Rule and have not been awarded the achievement, read our It's Showtime FAQ.

Great Start  Win a Race  10 points

Do I need to explain this one? I didn't think so.

Misdemeanour  Collect 5 Billboards  10 points

You see those big advertising hoardings with Burnout on them? Drive through 5 of them!

Off the Beaten Path  Collect 25 Smashes  10 points

Keep Out warnings and yellow lights, ignore the warning 25 times  and you will get an Achievement and find loads of cool shortcuts and alternative routes.

Bottom of the Class  Get your D Class License  20 points

Work through the offline game, you should get your D License without many problems, unless you suck!

Perfect Rage  Get 10 Takedowns in Road Rage without Wrecking  5 points

10 Takedowns without wrecking, this one might be harder then it sounds. If you are struggling pick a heavier car.

Rising From the Ashes Repair your car at critical damage in a Road Rage event  10 points

Make sure you don't crash again on your way to the Auto  Repair shop! One crash at critical damage and it's game over!

Spinnin' Around  Perform a 360° Flatspin in any car  10 points

Can you Flatspin over 360 degrees? Maybe our FAQ on Flatspin's will help.

Underachiever Get your C Class License 30 points

Keep playing through the game, aren't you an Underachiever yet?

Learning to Fly Successfully land 5 Jumps 10 points

Don't forget to flap your wings!

Duckin' and Weavin'  Win a Marked Man without being taken down  10 points

There's more then one way to win Marked Man, you can try to out run them, or pick a heavier car and fight your way through!

The Show Must Go On Get a x10 multiplier in Showtime  20 points

Time to Catch the Bus! You might have to catch 10 of them for this achievement!

Rampage!  Get a Takedown Rampage  20 points

I think you will have to get a few Takedowns in a row for this achievement, I will update this with how many when I know!

Must Try Harder  Get your B Class License  40 points

Getting closer to that A license! Keep playing through the events for more Achievement points.

Parallel Park  Power Park with a 100% rating  20 points

Don't be accused of being a lady driver! read our power parking FAQ.

Daredevil  Land a 2 barrel roll jump  25 points

Read our Barrel Roll FAQ and don't forget to get 2 you need to go FAST!

Boosting Around the World  Get a x20 Boost Chain  25 points

You need to pick the right kind of car for this one, a speed class car. Keep driving oncoming getting near misses and drifting while boosting to earn enough boost to refill your boost bar before it runs out. Whatever you do, don't let go of BOOST!

Flying Colors  Get your A Class License  50 points

WooHoo! You are an A Class driver! Winning events upgrades your license. Can you get to be Elite?

Millionaires' Club  Score over 1,000,000 in Stunt Run  25 points

Pick a Stunt car and hit as many billboards, jumps, drifts, flatspins and barrel rolls as you can, combo them together for big points.

Supercharged  Win 25 Burning Routes  20 points

Having trouble with Burning Routes? Choose a Speed car and find those shortcuts. Work out your route and make sure you don't crash!

Car in a China Shop  Get 500 Takedowns (incl online and offline)  20 points

Feeling aggressive? Pick an Aggression car and pick fights with all of your oponents, but watch out cos they fight back!

Paradise Won  Win your Burnout Driving License  60 points

Your not Elite yet, but your getting there!

All Pimped Out  Win all Burning Routes  10 Points

Check your map to see which events you are missing, you need to win all Burning Routes for this Achievement.

Explorer  Find all Events 10 points

There is an Event at each set of Traffic Lights, check the map for places you might have missed.

Paid and Displayed  There are 3 in Harbor Town, 4 in Palm Bay Heights and 4 in Downtown Paradise. Enter all 11 Car Parks to unlock this achievement. Whether you leave the way you came in, or jump from the top is up you!  20 points

Can't find them? Look at our Car Park Map!

Bustin' Out  Collect all Billboards  20 points

If you see a Billboard but you don't know how to get to it, try looking at it from another angle, drive around... there must be a ramp somewhere!

Totally Smashed  Collect all Smashes  20 points

Once you have found them all the whole map will be opened up!

Flying High  Successfully land all SUPERJUMPS  20 points

The SuperJumps are obvious cos they have Yellow Lights on them.. drive towards the shiny yellow lights! Check the Super Jump Guide to find them.

Speed King  Set a Time Road Rule on every road  20 points

That's every single road, even the little ones!

Crashin' All Over The World  Set a Showtime Road Rule on every road  20 points

That's every single road, even the little ones! The Showtime Road Rule is for the road you start Showtime on.

Shopaholic  Find all Drive Thru's  10 points

Thats all of the Junk Yards, Auto Repair Shops, Paint Shops and Gas Stations. Check the map for areas you might have missed.

Elite  Win your Burnout Elite License  70 points

You Made it to Elite! Way to go on completing those events!!

Criterion Elite  Get your Elite License, win every event, find all discoverables and beat every Road Rule  20 point

Once you get this you are done with the offline game, time to go online and dick around with your friends!

Online Racer  Complete an online Race   10 points

Get online and Race, how easy is that? ping.. Achievement unlocked!

First Win  Win your first 8 player online Race  10 points

You need a full room of 8 players for this Achievement, and you have to win a race.

Online Champion  Win 10 online Races  20 points

The AI is one thing but are you good enough to win 10 Races against real people? 

Online and Kicking  Complete 20 online Events  30 points

Complete.. 20 ... online ... events.. ok?

Firestarter  Make 50 online Rivals  20 points

That's getting take downs on or being taken out by 50 different players online!

Just for Pics  Make your first online Rival  10 points

Aaahhh how sweet, your first online Rival, get a take down or be taken out by someone online.

Happy Snapper  Send 5 Camera Shots   10 points

Got a Live Vision cam? plug it in and use it! 5 Mug or Smug shots will get you this achievement.

Notorious  Send 50 Camera Shots  20 points

Get ready for your close up! 50 Mug or Smug shots and this Achievement is yours.

Hotshots  Get 50 Snapshots in your Lineup  20 points

Look at all those ugly mugs! 50 shots in your line up.. 20 points for you!

Join the Party  Complete 1 online Challenge  10 points

Got online, do a challenge, you need some co-operation for these Achievements.

Party Crasher  Complete 25 online Challenges 15 points

You need a lot of co-operation for this Achievement.

Party Animal  Complete 250 online Challenges  20 points

Hard core co-operation for this one! 250!!! WOW this might take some time..

Block Party  Complete a whole section of online Challenges (excluding PDLC) 40 points

If I knew what this Achievement meant, don't you think I would tell you?

Burnout Skills  In 8 player online Freeburn lead 6 of the Today's Best Scores 30 points

Todays Best are:

  1. Air Time
  2. Barrel Rolls
  3. Drift
  4. Flat Spins
  5. Jump Distance
  6. Near Miss
  7. Oncoming
  8. Power Parking

Get the highest score on 6 of them to get the Achievement.

Criterion Fever  Everyone at Criterion Games is infected with a virus. The virus spreads when those with it are takendown online, and from there it just spreads... You will unlock this achievement when you get infected.  20 points