How to Port Forward Battlefield Bad Company 2

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

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is Electronic Arts's First Person Shooter game with a release date in 2010.

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 offers the following genres of gameplay.

How to Port Forward Battlefield: Bad Company 2

When you are playing Battlefield: Bad Company 2 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 navigate to 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

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 Battlefield: Bad Company 2

The specific incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Battlefield: Bad Company 2 are as follows:

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 3478-3480, 5223, 8080
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3658

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - PC

  • TCP: 13505, 18390, 18395
  • UDP: 10000, 18395

We have guides that are custom tailored for Battlefield: Bad Company 2 that will show you the network ports.

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