Call of Duty: Black Ops II is Activision's First-Person, Shooter, and Action game with a release date in 2012.
Which Ports Does Call of Duty: Black Ops II Require
The network 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 - Steam
- TCP: 3074, 27014-27050
- UDP: 3074, 3478, 4379-4380, 27000-27036
We have guides that are custom tailored for Call of Duty: Black Ops II that will show you the ports.
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Xbox 360
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Playstation 3
- Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Steam
Call of Duty: Black Ops II has the following styles of gameplay.
- First person games are viewed from the player looking forward. They behave much like simulations in that your controls are mapped to move the main player around relative to where you are looking.
- Shooter style games are usually a fast action style game that is based on testing the players reaction time. Most of the time the player has a weapon held out in front that is the primary means of targeting other players and enemies. Single player shooters usually have a short story mode based on finding ammo and guns, while multiplayer shooters tend to have some amount of player advancement over time. Halo and Call of Duty are popular shooters.
- Action games are usually a bit faster than other games and require quick reflexes. You frequently jump platforms, shoot enemy mobs, climb ladders, and
How to Port Forward 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 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:
- Your router's IP address.
- The IP address of the device that the game will play on: either your computer or your console.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
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
The easiest way to do this is to use Network Utilities. Network Utilities can forward your ports in just a few clicks, and close them back down when you are done just as easily. You can also do it the manual way.
The general process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Find your routers port forwarding section.
- Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the appropriate box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the corresponding boxes in your router.
- Sometimes you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.
That should do it; your ports are now forwarded. Need something else forwarded? Check out our list of games and programs.