How to Port Forward Cities: Skylines

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Cities: Skylines is a Real-Time, Strategy, Simulation, and Management game published by Paradox Interactive, Ikaron, Deep Silver, Spike Chunsoft released in 2015.


Ports Required for Cities: Skylines

The network ports for Cities: Skylines are as follows:

Cities: Skylines - Steam

  • TCP: 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 27015, 27031-27036

Cities: Skylines - PC

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Cities: Skylines - Xbox One

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

Cities: Skylines - Switch

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

Cities: Skylines - Playstation 4

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

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Cities: Skylines includes the following genres of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Cities: Skylines

When you are playing Cities: Skylines 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

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

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

When you are done following those steps your ports will be open. Do you need more games or programs forwarded? Check out our games and programs list.

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