How to Port Forward Dark Reign 2

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Dark Reign 2 is Activision's Real-Time and Strategy game released in 2000.

Dark Reign 2 includes the following styles of gameplay.

Port Forward Dark Reign 2

When you are playing Dark Reign 2 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 click the links to get to 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

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

Ports Required for Dark Reign 2

The connection ports that need to be forwarded for Dark Reign 2 are as follows:

Dark Reign 2 - PC

  • TCP: 3100, 3568, 3999, 26214
  • UDP: 3100, 3568, 3999, 26214

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Dark Reign 2 simply follow one of these links:

After that your ports should be open. Check out our full game and application list for more port forwarding guides.

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