Port Forwarding on Your Router for Age of Empires II: HD Edition

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Age of Empires II: HD Edition is Microsoft Studios's Real-Time and Strategy game released in 2013.

When you play Age of Empires II: HD Edition you will enjoy the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward Age of Empires II: HD Edition

When you are playing Age of Empires II: HD Edition you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and sometimes even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

How to find your router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

Our Network Utilities software makes port forwarding a breeze. You can be done in just a few minutes.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

Which Ports Does Age of Empires II: HD Edition Require

The incoming ports for Age of Empires II: HD Edition are as follows:

Age of Empires II: HD Edition - PC

  • TCP: 27015-27030,27036-27037
  • UDP: 3478,4379-4380,27000-27031,27036

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Age of Empires II: HD Edition simply follow one of these links:

After following those steps your ports should be forwarded. Head to our applications and games list for more port forwarding guides.

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