WWE 2K22 Match Types: Full List, Custom Rules & Weapons

WWE 2K22 features a wide variety of Match Types, with up to 8 wrestlers in the ring at the same time. On this page, you can find all the WWE 2K22 Match Types available in the game.

Also, with the Custom Matches / Match Creator feature in WWE 2K22, players can create and save their own match types with a customized set of rules.

Unfortunately, no new match types have been added in WWE 2K22, with the exception of a new backstage area. We still don't see the long-requested return of the likes of Special Referee, Gauntlet Match, I Quit Match, or Lumberjack Match, nor the implementation of new match types such as War Games. 

WWE 2K22 Match Types List:

Below you can find the full list of all the Match Types included in WWE 2K22.

Note: Elimination variants for all match types can be set in Match Rules / Custom Matches; Managers can be added to most match types.

One on One (1 vs 1)

  1. Normal
  2. Falls Count Anywhere
  3. Extreme Rules
  4. Ladder
  5. Table
  6. TLC
  7. Hell In A Cell
  8. Steel Cage
  9. Iron Man
  10. Last Man Standing
  11. No Holds Barred
  12. Submission
  13. Backstage Brawl NEW AREA

More verticality has been implemented in the new backstage area. There is a new mantling system that allows players to climb and dismount from surfaces of various heights. However, this is still limited to 1v1 matches.

Two on Two (2 vs 2)

  1. Normal
  2. Tornado Tag
  3. Mixed Gender Tag
  4. Extreme Rules
  5. Steel Cage
  6. Hell In A Cell
  7. Ladder
  8. Table
  9. TLC

Triple Threat (3-Man Matches)

  1. Normal
  2. Extreme Rules
  3. Ladder
  4. Table
  5. TLC
  6. Hell In A Cell
  7. Steel Cage
  8. Falls Count Anywhere

Fatal 4-Way (4-Man Matches)

  1. Normal
  2. Extreme Rules
  3. Ladder
  4. Table
  5. TLC
  6. Hell In A Cell
  7. Steel Cage
  8. Battle Royal
  9. Falls Count Anywhere

5-Man Matches

  1. Normal (Free-for-all)
  2. Extreme Rules
  3. Ladder
  4. Table
  5. TLC
  6. Hell In A Cell
  7. Battle Royal

6-Man Matches

  1. Normal (Free-for-all)
  2. Tag Team
  3. Tornado Tag
  4. Triple Threat Tornado Tag 
  5. Ladder
  6. Ladder Tag
  7. Ladder Triple Tag
  8. Hell In A Cell
  9. Hell In A Cell Tag
  10. Hell In A Cell Triple Tag
  11. Table Tag
  12. Table Triple Tag
  13. TLC Tag 
  14. TLC Triple Tag
  15. Battle Royal
  16. Elimination Chamber

8-Man Matches

  1. Normal (Free-for-all)
  2. Tag Team
  3. 4-Way Tornado Tag
  4. Ladder
  5. Ladder Tag
  6. Ladder 4-Way Tag
  7. Battle Royal

Handicap Matches

  1. One on Two - Tag
  2. One on Two - Tornado Tag
  3. One on Three - Tag
  4. Two on Three - Tag

Royal Rumble Match

  1. 10 Man Royal Rumble
  2. 20 Man Royal Rumble
  3. 30 Man Royal Rumble

Note: Royal Rumble Match can be played both in the Men version and the Women version.

In WWE 2K22, it's now possible to play the Royal Rumble Match in different arenas.

Tournaments

  1. One on One
  2. Two on Two
    • Tag Team Tournament
    • Dusty Rhodes Classic
    • Mixed Match Challenge

WWE 2K22 Match Options:

When setting up a match, you can set various match options:

  • Custom Match Rules (see below)
  • Select Arena (see WWE 2K22 Arenas Full List)
  • Video Board Crowd (On/Off) NEW
  • Title Match (Select Championship)
  • MITB Management
  • Select Referee
  • Special Bar (Slow / Normal / Fast)
  • Finisher Bar (Slow / Normal / Fast)
  • Entrance (On / Off)
  • Edited/Created Superstars (Allowed / Not Allowed)

WWE 2K22 Match Rules & Custom Matches:

The Match Rules & Custom Matches feature in WWE 2K22, formerly known as Match Creator, lets you create a custom set of rules for a match, save them as Custom Match Types, and use them in Exhibition and WWE Universe.

You can, of course, also simply customize these rules on the fly before starting a regular match, without the need of saving it as a separate match type.

Below you find the full list of Match Rules and options available for Custom Matches in WWE 2K22:

Win Conditions

  • Pin & Submission (Both; Pin Only; Submission Only; Off)
  • 2 out of 3 Falls
  • Iron Man
  • Over The Top Rope
  • K.O. (Knockout)
  • Last Man Standing
  • Finisher Match (Perform Finisher To Win)
  • First Blood
  • Climb Out Of The Cage (Cage Match Only)

Match Rules

  • DQ (Disqualification)
  • Rope Break (Automatic)
  • Ring Out (10 Count; 20 Count; No Count; No Ring Out)
  • Elimination
  • Falls Count Anywhere
  • Time Limit
  • Entrance Interval (Royal Rumble / Elimination Chamber)

Interference Settings

  • Entrance Run-In
  • Mid Match Run-In
  • Post Match Run-In

Match Settings

  • Finishers (Match Start)
  • Default Health (Low; Medium; High)
  • Steel Cage Type (Steel; Black; Blue; Scrap Trap)
  • Elimination Chamber Type (Current; Classic)
  • Hell In A Cell Type (Current; Classic)

Edit Weapons (Custom Weapon Wheel)

In WWE 2K22, the Weapon Wheel is available in every match and it's customizable. You can pick the foreign slots that will appear under the ring in each of the 6 slots, by choosing among these weapons:

  • Baseball Bat
  • Chair
  • Kendo Stick
  • Ladder
  • Sledgehammer
  • Stop Sign NEW
  • Table
  • Hockey Stick NEW
  • Shovel NEW

For more info on WWE 2K22 check out the News Section, and for the full updated list of confirmed Superstars for the game, visit the full WWE 2K22 Roster Page.

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