How to Port Forward Gears of War 2

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

Gears of War 2 is Microsoft Game Studios's Shooter, Third-Person, and Action game released in 2008.

Gears of War 2 has the following styles of play.

Port Forward Gears of War 2

When you are playing Gears of War 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 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 click the links to get 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

The fastest way to forward a port is to use our Network Utilities suite of tools. With our software you can quickly and easily turn your port forwards on and off for multiple programs at any time. Or just keep reading to learn how to do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

Ports Required for Gears of War 2

The exact ports that need to be forwarded for Gears of War 2 are as follows:

Gears of War 2 - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

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

That should be all you have to do to forward your ports. Check our growing list of games and applications for more port forwarding guides.

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