Opening Ports for Dead by Daylight using Your Router

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January 24, 2019 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Dead by Daylight is an Action, Adventure, Survival, and Stealth game published by Starbreeze Studios, Behaviour Interactive, 505 Games, Deep Silver released in 2016.

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When you play Dead by Daylight you will encounter the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward Dead by Daylight

When you are playing Dead by Daylight 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

Quickly get your ports forwarded using Network Utilities. Then when you are done you can just as easily close your ports back down to keep your network as secure as possible. You can also do it manually.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

Which Ports Does Dead by Daylight Require

The connection ports for Dead by Daylight are as follows:

Dead by Daylight - Steam

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

Dead by Daylight - PC

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

Dead by Daylight - Playstation 4

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

Dead by Daylight - Playstation 5

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

Dead by Daylight - Switch

  • TCP: 6667, 12400, 28910, 29900, 29901, 29920
  • UDP: 1024-65535

Dead by Daylight - Xbox One

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

Dead by Daylight - Xbox Series X

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for Dead by Daylight that will show you the connection ports.

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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