How to do a submission in WWE 2K24: All types & inputs

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Randy Orton making a submission WWE 2K24

WWE 2K24 is in full swing, and many fans are still wondering if 2K Games have introduced significant changes in the game’s controls. Here is everything you need to know about submissions in WWE 2K24, including tips and inputs.

There are many ways to win in WWE 2K24, depending on the match type. It could be a specific objective such as grabbing the briefcase in Money in the Bank or putting your opponent in the ambulance in the Ambulance match.

However, in a match with traditional rules, there are two ways to win. Either through a referee count or through the opponent’s submission. The latter may be more challenging to achieve, but here is a breakdown of how to secure victories by submission in WWE 2K24.

How to win by submission in WWE 2K24

The first thing you need to do to start a submission in WWE 2K24 is press R2 + Circle on PlayStation or RT + B on Xbox controllers.

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In WWE 2K24, you can win matches and titles by submission.

Once your wrestler begins to perform the submission, the new mini-game will appear on the screen where you must press a sequence of buttons faster than your opponent to complete the submission bar.

If you fill the bar, the fight will automatically end as your opponent failed to block the submission. On the other hand, if they manage to escape the hold, you’ll have to try it again.

WWE 2K24: Submission tips to consider

In WWE 2K24, the first tip you should keep in mind is that submission attempts will be more effective depending on the wrestler you choose in the match, both to use and to face. It won’t be as easy to win by submission if you face a wrestler who specializes in this.

We also recommend hitting and wearing down your opponent as much as possible before attempting a submission. With a battered body and low stamina, it will be very difficult for your opponent to block the submission.

Cody Rhodes entrance WWE 2K24
Cody Rhodes is one of the best submission wrestlers in WWE 2K24.

All submission types in WWE 2K24

There are three types of submissions in WWE 2K24:

  • Grounded submissions
  • Standing submissions
  • Foot Catch submissions

The first two are the most common and easy to perform, as their names specify, they will only vary according to your opponent’s position when starting the submission.

On the other hand, the Foot Catch submission is the most difficult since you first have to block your opponent’s kick by pressing Triangle/Y and then quickly press the submission input (R2/RT + Circle/B). This is the most challenging as you will only have a few seconds to initiate the submission.

That’s all you need to know about the submissions in WWE 2K24. For more on the game, make sure you check out our other guides:

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