How to Port Forward Alan Wake

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Alan Wake is a Third-Person, Action, and Adventure game published by Microsoft Game Studios, Remedy Entertainment, Epic Games Publishing released in 2010.

Alan Wake game art.
Alan Wake game art.

When you play Alan Wake you will encounter the following styles of play.

Port Forward Alan Wake

When you are playing Alan Wake 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 locate your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to click the links to get to 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

Most people use our Network Utilities software package to forward ports. It's the fastest way to forward ports when you need them and then close them when you do not. You can also do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

Ports Required for Alan Wake

The connection ports that need to be forwarded for Alan Wake are as follows:

Alan Wake - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Alan Wake - Steam

  • TCP: 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 27015, 27031-27036

Alan Wake - PC

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Alan Wake - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479

Alan Wake - Playstation 5

  • TCP: 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479

Alan Wake - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500

Alan Wake - Xbox Series X

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500

Alan Wake - Switch

  • TCP: 6667, 12400, 28910, 29900, 29901, 29920
  • UDP: 1024-65535

We have guides that are custom tailored for Alan Wake that will show you the necessary ports.

That should be all you have to do to forward your ports. Check our growing list of games and applications for more port forwarding guides.

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