How to Port Forward Dead Island

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

Dead Island is an Action, Survival, and Adventure game published by Deep Silver released in 2011.

Dead Island includes the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward Dead Island

When you are playing Dead Island 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 navigate to 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

Don't have time? Use our Network Utilities software. It's the fastest way to both open and close ports in your router. Of you can do it manually if you want.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

Ports To Forward for Dead Island

The specific incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Dead Island are as follows:

Dead Island - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Dead Island - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 3478-3480, 5223, 8080
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3658

Dead Island - PC

  • TCP: 26100, 27015-27030, 27036-27037, 32500, 32550
  • UDP: 4380, 26100, 27000-27031, 27036, 32500, 32550

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

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