If you find yourself behind an enemy in MW2 or Warzone 2.0, you can use your melee button to embarrass them with a swift finishing move.

There's nothing more satisfying than pulling off a finishing move in MW2 and Warzone 2.0. It means you got the jump on your enemy and found the perfect opportunity to humiliate them. You've gotten behind them and held down that melee button to all but guarantee an elimination.

There are multiple finishing moves you can unlock and utilize in MW2 multiplayer and the Warzone 2.0 battle royale. Each one injects its own bit of personality into the user when they're sneaking up on the rear of an enemy.

How to execute a finishing move on an opponent in MW2 and Warzone 2.0

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First and foremost, you have to get behind the enemy you want to execute. Depending on the situation, this can be easy or extremely difficult. You might be able to flank an unsuspecting hostile or you'll have to be tricky with your movement to get around them.

Once you're at the enemy's backside, you'll need to hold down the melee button. Simply pressing it will do a melee attack, but holding it down will initiate the finishing move. Here are the default melee controls:

  • Xbox: Push in Right Stick
  • PlayStation: R3
  • PC: V

Whichever finishing move you have selected for your Operator in MW2 and Warzone 2.0 will give you a flashy kill. And while its always a good feeling, you are left vulnerable for a moment. If their teammate sees you, they can shoot you during the animation to prevent it from completing.

How to select a finisher for your Operator

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You can unlock finishing moves in MW2 and Warzone 2.0 by completing challenges, unlocking them in the Battle Pass, or simply buying Tracer Packs with a finishing move included. The ones you own will be available to choose from in the Operator finishing move menu.

There are a variety of menus to navigate through at the top of MW2 and Warzone 2.0. Move over to the Operator menu and you can choose your skin. In MW2, you can select one from each opposing faction. After that, go to the finishing move option and view the list until you've found one you want to use. Then click to equip it and you're good to go.

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