How to Port Forward in Your Router for Contraband

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June 14, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Contraband is an Open-World, Action, and Adventure game published by Xbox Game Studios with a currently unknown release date.

Contraband game art showing a hand drawn map.
Contraband game art showing a hand drawn map.

Contraband includes the following genres of gameplay.

Port Forward Contraband

When you are playing Contraband 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

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 process for forwarding a port is generally:

Ports To Forward for Contraband

The exact ports for Contraband are as follows:

Contraband - Xbox Series X

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

Contraband - PC

  • We do not know the PC ports for Contraband yet. If you know them please send us a message using our Message System.

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Contraband simply follow one of these links:

When you are done following those steps your ports will be forwarded. Be sure to check out our full list of games and programs that can be forwarded.

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