How to Port Forward Call of Duty: Black Ops II in Your Router

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August 27, 2020 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Call of Duty: Black Ops II is Activision's First-Person, Shooter, and Action game with a release date in 2012.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II has the following styles of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Call of Duty: Black Ops II

When you are playing Call of Duty: Black Ops II 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 intermittently 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

Our Network Utilities software makes port forwarding a breeze. You can be done in just a few minutes.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

Ports To Forward for Call of Duty: Black Ops II

The required ports that need to be forwarded for Call of Duty: Black Ops II are as follows:

Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074-3075

Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Playstation 3

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

Call of Duty: Black Ops II - PC

  • TCP: 3074, 27014-27050
  • UDP: 3074, 3478, 4379-4380, 27000-27031, 27036

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Call of Duty: Black Ops II simply follow one of these links:

That's all it takes to forward your ports. For more on how to port forward, check out our list of games and applications.

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