Opening Ports for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War using Your Router

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August 27, 2020 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is a First-Person, Action, and Shooter game published by Activision released in 2020.

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When you play Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War you will enjoy the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

When you are playing Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 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 sometimes 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 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

Use our Network Utilities for a quick way to get your ports forwarded. Network utilities makes it easy to enable and disable your port forwards to keep your network security as tight as possible. You can also do it by hand by following these steps.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Require

The necessary ports for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War are as follows:

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War - PC

  • TCP: 3074, 27014-27050
  • UDP: 3074-3079

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074-3079, 3478-3479

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074-3079, 3544, 4500

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War - Xbox Series X

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074-3079, 3544, 4500

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War - Playstation 5

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074-3079, 3478-3479

We have guides that are custom tailored for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War that will show you the network ports.

That's all it takes to open your ports. Want to learn how to create more port forwards? Check out our list of games and applications.

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