Network Utilities

Forward Ports on Your Router for Bayonetta 2

Bayonetta 2 is Nintendo's Action and Hack & Slash game with a release date in 2014.

When you play Bayonetta 2 you will experience the following styles of play.

  • Games that are considered action are all about centering the player in the middle of an evolving situation.
  • Hack-and-slash style games heavily emphasize combat. They generally involve slaying lots of waves of creatures.

Forward Ports for Bayonetta 2

When you are playing Bayonetta 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 frequently 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:

  • The IP address of your router.
  • The IP address of the device that the game will play on: either your computer or your console.
  • The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.

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

To easily and quickly get your ports forwarded use the Network Utilities software. Network Utilities allows you to forward ports only when you need them, and then close them again when you are done. This makes keeping your network more secure much easier. You can also do it by hand.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

  • Login to your router.
  • Locate your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the correct box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the matching boxes in your router.
  • Intermittently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Ports To Forward for Bayonetta 2

The required ports that need to be forwarded for Bayonetta 2 are as follows:

Bayonetta 2 - Switch

  • TCP: 6667,12400,28910,29900,29901,29920
  • UDP: 1-65535

We have guides that are custom tailored for Bayonetta 2 that will show you the incoming ports that need to be forwarded.

That's all it takes to open your ports. Want more? Check out our growing list of games and applications.

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer is an owner and programmer for PortForward. You can find more of his articles in the Games and Applications section of our site.