WWE 2K22 Controls for Xbox, PS4 & PS5: New Control Scheme

On this page you find the complete guide on all the new WWE 2K22 Controls for the PS4, PS5 and Xbox Game Pads. The controls in WWE 2K22 have been updated once again, after players did not receive well the control scheme that was implemented in WWE 2K20.

New control changes in WWE 2K22 include different inputs to execute strikes and grapples, as well as new button combinations to perform finishers and signatures.

The button for pinning the opponent has also changed, while the command for the Irish Whip is currently unknown, as it was replaced by the standard grapple control. When it comes to reversal, there is also a new ability to "Block" strikes, as well as a new "Dodge" mechanic.

Below you find all the basic actions required to perform Finishers & Signatures, Reversals, Strikes, Grapples, Submissions, and the full WWE 2K22 Controls Scheme. The changes in the WWE 2K22 control scheme compared to the one in WWE 2K20 are marked with NEW.

WWE 2K22 Controls Scheme for Xbox & PlayStation

ActionPlayStationXbox
Control Superstar L-direction L-direction
Run Hold L2 + L-direction Hold LTL-direction
Light Attack Square (+ L-direction) X (+ L-direction)
Heavy Attack NEW X (+ L-direction) A (+ L-direction)
Grapple NEW O (+ L-direction) B (+ L-direction)
Finisher NEW R2 + X RT + A
Signature NEW R2 + Square RT + X
Submission NEW R2 + O RT + B
Payback R2 + Triangle RT + Y
Irish Whip NEW ??? ???
Reposition Opponent / Turn Opponent R-direction R-direction
Lift Opponent Up (Grounded Opp.) R-up R-up
Pin (Grounded Opp.) NEW R-down R-down
Reversal Triangle Y
Block NEW Hold Triangle Hold Y
Climb / Dodge NEW R1 RB
Exit / Enter Ring / Climb Top Rope Hold R1 + L-direction Hold RB + L-direction
Pick Up Object L1 LB
Wake Up Taunt up up
Taunt Crowd left left
Taunt Opponent right right
Display Current Target touch-pad view
Change Target Click R Click R
Pause Game options menu

These are all the WWE 2K22 Controls known so far. This page will be updated once new controls buttons are discovered.

Another change that seemed to have been made, is the removal of limited reversal slots, as they didn't appear to be in the game when looking at the WWE 2K22 Hitlist Trailer.

What do you think about the new WWE 2K22 Control Scheme? Let us know in the comments below!

For all the information on WWE 2K22 check out the WWE 2K22 Main Section, and the full WWE 2K22 Roster Page.

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