Port Forwarding for Battlefield 2042

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June 10, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Battlefield 2042 is a First-Person, Tactical, Action, and Shooter game published by Electronic Arts released in 2021.

Battlefield 2042 game art showing a player with an assault rifle.
Battlefield 2042 game art showing a player with an assault rifle.

When you play Battlefield 2042 you will enjoy the following styles of play.

Port Forward Battlefield 2042

When you are playing Battlefield 2042 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 intermittently 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 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

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Battlefield 2042 Require

The specific ports for Battlefield 2042 are as follows:

Battlefield 2042 - Xbox Series X

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

Battlefield 2042 - Playstation 5

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3659, 14000-14016

Battlefield 2042 - Xbox One

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

Battlefield 2042 - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3659, 14000-14016

Battlefield 2042 - PC

  • TCP: 5222, 9988, 17502, 20000-20100, 22990, 42127
  • UDP: 3659, 14000-14016, 22990-23006, 25200-25300

Battlefield 2042 - Steam

  • TCP: 5222, 9988, 17502, 20000-20100, 22990, 27015-27030, 27036-27037, 42127
  • UDP: 3659, 4380, 14000-14016, 22990-23006, 25200-25300, 27000-27031, 27036

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Battlefield 2042 simply follow one of these links:

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