How to Port Forward Control in Your Router

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September 24, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Control is an Action, Adventure, and Third-Person game published by 505 Games released in 2019.

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Control includes the following styles of gameplay.

How to Port Forward Control

When you are playing Control 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 frequently 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

Most people use our Network Utilities software package to forward ports. It's the fastest way to forward ports when you need them and then close them when you do not. You can also do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

Which Ports Does Control Require

The specific incoming ports for Control are as follows:

Control - PC

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Control - Playstation 4

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

Control - Xbox One

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

Control - Steam

  • TCP: 4380, 27000-27031, 27036
  • UDP: 27015-27030, 27036-27037

Control - Switch

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

Control - Xbox Series X

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

Control - Playstation 5

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

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

After following those steps your ports should be forwarded. Head to our applications and games list for more port forwarding guides.

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