How to Port Forward Borderlands in Your Router

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

Borderlands is an Action, Role-Playing, First-Person, and Shooter game published by 2K Games released in 2009.

Borderlands game image featuring Roland, Lilith, Merdecai, and Brick
Borderlands game image featuring Roland, Lilith, Merdecai, and Brick

Which Ports Does Borderlands Require

The required incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Borderlands are as follows:

Borderlands - PC

  • TCP: 7777, 29900
  • UDP: 7777, 9989, 27900

Borderlands - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074, 7777
  • UDP: 88, 3074, 7777

Borderlands - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 3478-3480, 5223, 7777, 8080
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3658, 7777

Borderlands - Steam

  • TCP: 7777, 27015, 27036, 29900
  • UDP: 7777, 9989, 27015, 27031-27036, 27900

Borderlands - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 3478-3480, 7777
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 7777

Borderlands - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074, 7777
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500, 7777

Borderlands - Switch

  • TCP: 6667, 7777, 12400, 28910, 29900-29901, 29920
  • UDP: 1-65535

We have guides that are custom tailored for Borderlands that will show you the ports.

Borderlands includes the following styles of gameplay.

Port Forward Borderlands

When you are playing Borderlands 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 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

The fastest way to forward a port is to use our Network Utilities suite of tools. With our software you can quickly and easily turn your port forwards on and off for multiple programs at any time. Or just keep reading to learn how to do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

After following those steps your ports should be forwarded. Head to our applications and games list for more port forwarding guides.

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