WWE 2K22: Full Guide & Walkthrough


After taking a year to gather his things, the WWE 2K series recently made its triumphant return to the ring. WWE 2K22 improves on its predecessor in just about every measurable way and marks a real return to form for the long-running series. It may not be the best WWE game of all time, but it really isn’t too far off and it’s easily the best looking yet.

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This dramatic increase in quality will undoubtedly lead to more sales, which, in turn, means more new players. For those making their first foray into the world of WWE 2K games or longtime fans of the series looking for a refresher, this guide will cover everything gamers need to know about WWE 2K22; from unlockable Superstars and arenas to DLCs and user-generated content.


Updated March 20, 2022 by Tom Bowen: It’s been less than ten days since the commercial release of WWE 2K22, and yet there are already tens of thousands of custom creations available for players to download. Even better, thanks to the sharing of these community creations on all major platforms, players will have access to each of them, regardless of the system they play on. This guide has been updated to include some of WWE 2K22’s best custom creations to date, including superstars based on former WWE wrestlers, superheroes and villains, celebrities and movie characters. other popular video game franchises.

Getting Started in WWE 2K22

WWE 2K22 brings with it some big gameplay changes. The majority of these are covered in the game’s optional tutorial, while other more situational changes tend to be explained on-screen if and when players first encounter them. Despite the great efforts made by the developers, new players and old players can sometimes find themselves a little clueless when it comes to achieving certain objectives.

This section of the guide will cover all the basics, with a selection of practical guides for some of the trickiest tasks in the game. Players can also expect to find answers to some of the most Frequently Asked Questions here, as well as tips and tricks for beginners and novice players. Due to all the changes, returning players may also find some of this information useful, so it may be worth a quick read.

Practical Guides

Tips & Tricks

Frequently Asked Questions

Superstars and unlockables

With over 160 Superstars available at launch and 28 more to come as DLC, players are truly spoiled for choice when it comes to selecting a wrestler in WWE 2K22. However, not all of these Superstars are available from the start, with some having to be unlocked through the store or the game’s revamped Showcase mode.

Here players can find information about all Unlockable Superstars in WWE 2K22, as well as the many arenas and championships that can be purchased or unlocked. This is also where top 10 and other superstar-centric lists can be found, along with any news or information specifically related to the upcoming release DLC wrestlers.




Game modes and match types

While the game’s impressive roster may be its greatest asset, that doesn’t mean that WWE 2K22 has no other advantages. One of them is through the game’s many game modes and match types, with players capable of spending tens or even hundreds of hours in these varied and expansive modes.

In this section of the guide, players will find information regarding the Showcase, my rise, MyGMand MyFaction fashions. This is also where information specific to certain match types can be found, including Royal Rumbles, Cage, and Ladder matches, and any others that might require a bit more explanation than the game initially provides.

Game Modes

Match Types

User Creations

Perhaps the biggest improvement in WWE 2K22 (apart from the improved stability and greater level of polish) comes in the form of its fantastic customization suite, which allows players to add just about anyone they want to the game as that Custom Superstar. This can be used to fill gaps in the game’s roster or to add celebrities, superheroes, or sports stars to the list of playable wrestlers.

As well as guides on how to download custom superstars and portraitsthis section of the guide will introduce some of the the best community creations with the aim of making it a little easier for players to find the perfect representations of the people they are looking for. Whether it’s missing wrestlers like Big Show or superheroes like Spider-Man, they’ll all be featured here.

News and reviews

Given the disaster of the launch of WWE 2K20 was, it seems fair to say that WWE 2K22 has already surpassed and surpassed its predecessor, at least in terms of quality and finish, anyway. Let the game be sales figures will reflect this too remains to be seen, as does the potential for additional downloadable content once the previously announced superstars have all been released.

As you would expect, the News & Opinions section will be kept up to date with all the latest news surrounding the aforementioned topics, as well as information regarding patches and updates. Players can also expect to find opinions here, not only about the strengths and weaknesses of the game, but also about the impact they could have on the future of the franchise.



When a new game comes out, it’s not at all uncommon for players to come across bugs and issues. Fingers crossed there won’t be as many in WWE 2K22 like there were in the game’s predecessor, but those that are shared online will be collected and published here. However, not everything will be negative.

This is also where players can read on any impressive feats played by other players or any other personalized creations or pieces of artwork who were inspired by the game. Given the target demographic, it’s unlikely there will be too many of these, especially since custom-created Superstars will be covered elsewhere in the guide, although that won’t don’t mean there won’t be.

WWE 2K22 is available now for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X.

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