FIFA 22 best controller settings

Our choices for the best FIFA 22 controller settings for both casual and competitive play, whether that's in campaign or online

FIFA 22 controller settings: A player can be seen stretching his leg out to catch a ball that was passed to him.

If you’re looking to improve your gameplay in EA Sports’ new football game, you might want to take a look at your FIFA 22 controller settings. EA has brought in several new changes, like competitive master switch, which has meant players have had to not only adjust to a new way of playing.

Pair that with the addition of new quality of life options, like icon switching, and it can be hard to nail down settings you should have enabled and disabled in the game’s options menu.

But, after spending a lot of time with the game, we’ve had a chance to play around with the new additions, putting our recommendations into this FIFA 22 best controller settings guide. Read on for more information on how to set your game up for the best chance of success, but do keep in mind that you might want to tweak these ever so slightly to suit your playstyle.

Here are our choices for the best FIFA 22 controller settings for competitive and casual play.

FIFA 22 BEST Controller Settings – CASUAL

Here are our suggestions for the best FIFA 22 controller settings when playing casually, although some of these are worth experimenting with to see what suits you best.

  • Competitive Master Switch: Off (automatically switched to On online)
  • FIFA Trainer: Show
  • Timed Finishing: On
  • Next Player Switch Indicator: On
  • Pass Block Assistance: On
  • Auto Switching: On Air Balls And Loose Balls
  • Auto Switching Move Assistance: Low
  • Clearance Assistance: Directional
  • Player Lock: On
  • Icon Switching: On
  • Right Stick Switching: Player Relative
  • Ground Pass Assistance: Assisted
  • Shot Assistance: Assisted
  • Cross Assistance: Assisted
  • Lob Pass Assistance: Assisted
  • Save Assistance: Assisted
  • Analog Sprint: On
  • Pass Received Lock: Late
  • User Vibration Feedback: Enhanced

FIFA 22 BEST CONTROLLER SETTINGS – Competitive

A number of changes to FIFA 22 mean that your controller settings this year will be quite different to FIFA 21 thanks to changes regarding the Competitive Master Switch setting, which must be turned on in competitive online modes.

So, here are our choices for the best performance when playing FIFA 22 online. Be sure to experiment with each setting as well, to find the best fit for you.

  • Competitive Master Switch: On (mandatory online)
  • FIFA Trainer: Hide
  • Timed Finishing: On
  • Next Player Switch Indicator: Off
  • Pass Block Assistance: On
  • Auto Switching: On Air Balls And Loose Balls
  • Auto Switching Move Assistance: None
  • Clearance Assistance: Directional
  • Player Lock: On
  • Icon Switching: Off
  • Right Stick Switching: Player Relative
  • Ground Pass Assistance: Assisted
  • Shot Assistance: Assisted
  • Cross Assistance: Assisted
  • Lob Pass Assistance: Assisted
  • Save Assistance: Assisted
  • Analog Sprint: On
  • Pass Received Lock: Late
  • User Vibration Feedback: Off

That covers our picks for the FIFA 22 best controller settings. While you are playing, be sure to check out FIFA 22’s best camera settings as well as our other guides on the games best kits, best wingers, and best strikers.

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