Knowing how to perform submissions in WWE 2K23 can net you some pretty easy wins online, and doing them in single-player matches adds to the game’s realism, just like turning on blood does. The tutorial teaches you how to do submissions, but those early tips are brief and there’s a lot of information to take in. Once you get in the ring yourself, it’s easy to forget what to do.
How to Perform Submissions in WWE 2k23
To perform submissions, you first have to be close to your opponent. Next, press RT/R2 and B or Circle to initiate a grab.
You’ll need to quickly press the prompts that appear for the particular submission move to fill a meter that appears in the middle-bottom of the screen. If you overcome your opponent and fill your bar, you’ll win the submission struggle and take the win.
How to Secure Submissions
To make sure you win the submission battle, you’ll want to tire down your opponent. This means damaging your opponent’s body parts with different light and heavy attacks or by using weapons if the match type allows it.
Try to focus on the area you want to use a submission on to wear it down. If you’re trying to perform an armbar submission, focus on wearing down your opponent’s arms, for example.
You can tell how much damage you’ve done to a body part when you see the colors on the wrestler’s silhouette near their vitality meter begin to change. When the parts on those silhouettes reach a yellow-red hue, you can try to perform a submission move.
That’s how submissions in WWE 2K23. If you’re looking for more information on WWE 2K23, check our guides hub.