How to Port Forward Europa Universalis IV in Your Router

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December 04, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Europa Universalis IV is Paradox Interactive's Real-Time, Strategy, and Simulation game released in 2013.

Europa Universalis IV cover art
Europa Universalis IV cover art

Europa Universalis IV offers the following genres of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Europa Universalis IV

When you are playing Europa Universalis IV 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 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

Most people use our Network Utilities software package to forward ports. It's the easiest 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:

Ports Required for Europa Universalis IV

The specific ports for Europa Universalis IV are as follows:

Europa Universalis IV - Steam

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for Europa Universalis IV that will show you the network ports.

That's all it takes to forward your ports. For more on how to port forward, check out our list of games and applications.

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