Creating a Port Forward in Your Router for Darker Skies

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August 25, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Darker Skies is Steel Arts Software's Action, Adventure, Survival, Management, and Shooter game released in 2021.

Darker Skies player trying to survive in a world that has been destroyed.
Darker Skies player trying to survive in a world that has been destroyed.

Ports To Forward for Darker Skies

The ports that need to be forwarded for Darker Skies are as follows:

Darker Skies - Playstation 4

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

Darker Skies - Playstation 5

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

Darker Skies - Switch

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

Darker Skies - Xbox One

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

Darker Skies - Xbox Series X

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

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

When you play Darker Skies you will experience the following styles of play.

Port Forward Darker Skies

When you are playing Darker Skies 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:

How to find 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

An easy way to do this is use our Network Utilities software. It can open your ports with just a few clicks. Then when you are done you can just was quickly close your ports again. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

That's all it takes to forward your ports. Have more games that need a boost? Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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