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.

Port Forward Borderlands
Port Forward Borderlands

Borderlands includes the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for 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 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 normal process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Borderlands Require

The specific ports for Borderlands are as follows:

Borderlands - PC

  • TCP: 7777, 28900, 28902, 28910
  • UDP: 7777, 27900, 28902

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, 27015-27030, 27036-27037, 28900, 28910
  • UDP: 4380, 7777, 27000-27031, 27036, 27900

Borderlands - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480, 7777
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 7777

Borderlands - Xbox One

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

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

That should do it; your ports are now forwarded. Need something else forwarded? Check out our list of games and programs.

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