How to Port Forward BioShock 2

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

BioShock 2 is a First Person Shooter game published by 2K Games released in 2010.

BioShock 2 offers the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for BioShock 2

When you are playing BioShock 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:

How to find your router's IP Address

The easiest way to find 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

Don't have time? Use our Network Utilities software. It's the fastest way to both open and close ports in your router. Of you can do it manually if you want.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Ports To Forward for BioShock 2

The connection ports that need to be forwarded for BioShock 2 are as follows:

BioShock 2 - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

BioShock 2 - Playstation 3

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

BioShock 2 - PC

  • We do not know the PC ports for BioShock 2 yet. If you know them please send us a message using our Message System.

BioShock 2 - Steam

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for BioShock 2 that will show you the incoming ports.

That's all it takes to get your ports open. Don't forget to check out our growing list of games and programs.

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