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Madden 22 Controls Guide for Xbox and PlayStation

Madden 22 Controls Guide for Xbox and PlayStation

Madden 22 from EA Sports has officially arrived on consoles as of August 20, 2021. As always, there are dozens of controls to memorize, but it’s nothing too tricky if you’ve been playing the previous Madden titles. Either way, sometimes it helps to have a guide handy to refer to in case you need to know the button for something. We compiled a list of the complete Madden 22 controls for every aspect of the game.

Below you can find a complete list of Madden 22 Xbox and PlayStation controls for ballcarrier, catching, offense, defense, blocking, and special teams. Feel free to bookmark this page and refer to it if you ever forget the button for something.

Here are the Madden 22 controls

Ballcarrier

ActionXboxPlayStation
Stiff ArmAX
SpinB or rotate RSCircle or rotate RS
PitchLBL1
Protect BallRBR1
Dead LegRS DownRS Down
Juke LeftRS LeftRS Left
Juke RightRS RightRS Right
TruckRS UpRS Up
SprintRTR2
DiveXSquare
Give UpXSquare
QB SlideXSquare
HurdleYTriangle
Jurdle*Y+LSTriangle +LS

Passing

ActionXboxPlayStation
Low PassReceiver Button + Hold LTReceiver Button + Hold L2
High PassReceiver Button + Hold LBReceiver Button + Hold L1
Bullet PassHold Receiver ButtonHold Receiver Button
Touch PassPress Receiver ButtonPress Receiver Button
Lob PassTap Receiver ButtonTap Receiver Button
ScrambleLS + RTLS + R2
Pump FakeDouble Tap Receiver ButtonDouble Tap Receiver Button
Throw AwayR3R3
Throw (Receiver 1)AX
Throw (Receiver 2)BCircle
Throw (Receiver 3)XSquare
Throw (Receiver 4)YTriangle
Throw (Receiver 5)RBR1

Catching

ActionXboxPlayStation
Aggressive CatchYTriangle
Possession CatchAX
Run After CatchXSquare
SprintRTR2
StrafeLTL2
Switch PlayerBCircle

Defensive Pursuit

ActionXboxPlayStation
Aggressive / Dive TackleXSquare
Blow-Up BlockerRS FlickRS Flick
Breakdown TackleAX
Cut StickRS DownRS Down
Defensive AssistLBL1
Hit StickRS UpRS Up
SprintRTR2
StrafeLTL2
Strip BallRBR1
Switch PlayerBCircle

Ball in the Air Offense

ActionXboxPlayStation
Aggressive CatchYTriangle
Auto Play / Defensive AssistLBL1
Possession CatchAX
RAC CatchXSquare
SprintRTR2
StrafeLTL2
Switch PlayerBCircle

Ball in the Air Defense

ActionXboxPlayStation
Ball HawkYTriangle
Defensive Assist RB L1
Play Receiver A X
SprintRTR2
StrafeLTL2
SwatXSquare
Switch PlayerBCircle

Preplay Offense

ActionXboxPlaySation
AudibleXSquare
Camera Zoom InD-Pad DownD-Pad Down
Camera Zoom OutD-Pad UpD-Pad Up
Fake SnapRBR1
Hot RouteYTriangle
Momentum FactorsRTR2
Motion PlayerLS Left/Right (Hold)LS Left/Right (Hold)
Pass ProtectionLBL1
Player LockDouble Press L3Double Press L3
Pre-Play MenuR3R3
Show Play ArtLTL2
Snap BallAX
Switch PlayerBCircle
TimeoutViewTouchpad
X-Factor VisionRTR2

Preplay Defense

ActionPlayStationXbox
AudibleSquareX
Camera Zoom InDown D-PadDown D-Pad
Camera Zoom OutUp D-PadUp D-Pad
Coverage AudibleTriangleY
Defensive Hot RouteXA
Defensive KeysR1RB
Defensive Line AudibleLeft D-PadLeft D-Pad
Linebacker AudibleRight D-PadRight D-Pad
Momentum FactorsR2RT
Pre-Play MenuR3R3
Pump Up CrowdRS UpRS Up
Show / Weak Side Gap AssignmentR2 + X + CircleRT + A + B
Show Play ArtL2 (Hold)LT (Hold)
Switch PlayerCircleB
TimeoutTouchpadView
X-Factor VisionR2RT

Defensive Engaged

ActionXboxPlayStation
Bull RushRS DownRS Down
Club/Swim MoveRS Left or RightRS Left or Right
ContainLTL2
Reach TackleLS Left or Right + XLS Left or Right + Square
Rip MoveRS UpRS Up
Speed RushRTR2
SwatYTriangle
Switch PlayerBCircle

Defensive Coverage

ActionXboxPlayStation
Defensive AssistLBL1
Player MovementLSLS
Press / Chuck ReceiverA + LSX + LS
StrafeLTL2
Switch PlayerBCircle

Blocking

ActionXboxPlayStation
Aggressive Cut BlockRS DownRS Down
Aggressive Impact BlockRS UpRS Up
Block on CollisionLSLS
Player MovementLSLS
Switch PlayerBCircle

Player Locked Receiver

ActionXboxPlayStation
Change up (on the line)Flick RSFlick RS
Conservative Change-up ReleaseAX
Foot Fire (on the line)Hold RSHold RS
Individual Play ArtLTL2
Just-Go ReleaseRTR2
Player LockDouble Press L3Double Press L3
Route Running/Move PlayerLSLS

Special Teams Offense

ActionPlayStationXbox
AudibleSquareX
Fake SnapR1RB
Flip PlaySquare + R2X + RT
Snap / Kick Power / AccuracyXA
Switch PlayerCircleB

Special Teams Defense

ActionXboxPlayStation
AudibleXSquare
Diving Block AttemptXSquare
Flip PlayX + RTSquare + R2
Jumping Block AttemptYTriangle
Show Play Art / Jump SnapRTR2
Switch PlayerBCircle
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