Creating a Port Forward in Your Router for Borderlands 3

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March 29, 2019 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Borderlands 3 is a First-Person, Role-Playing, Action, and Shooter game published by 2K Games released in 2019.


Which Ports Does Borderlands 3 Require

The connection ports for Borderlands 3 are as follows:

Borderlands 3 - Steam

  • TCP: 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 5795-5847, 7777, 14001, 27015, 27031-27036

Borderlands 3 - PC

  • TCP:
  • UDP: 5795-5847, 7777, 14001

Borderlands 3 - Playstation 4

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

Borderlands 3 - Xbox One

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

Borderlands 3 - Playstation 5

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

Borderlands 3 - Xbox Series X

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for Borderlands 3 that will show you the required ports that need to be forwarded.

Borderlands 3 includes the following styles of gameplay.

Port Forward Borderlands 3

When you are playing Borderlands 3 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 on occasion 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

Quickly get your ports forwarded using Network Utilities. Then when you are done you can just as easily close your ports back down to keep your network as secure as possible. You can also do it manually.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

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

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