How to Port Forward in Your Router for Halo: Combat Evolved

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

Halo: Combat Evolved is Microsoft Game Studios's First Person Shooter game released in 2003.

Halo: Combat Evolved has the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward Halo: Combat Evolved

When you are playing Halo: Combat Evolved 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 locate your router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate 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 process for forwarding a port is usually:

Which Ports Does Halo: Combat Evolved Require

The network ports for Halo: Combat Evolved are as follows:

Halo: Combat Evolved - PC

  • TCP:
  • UDP: 2302-2303

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

That's all it takes to open your ports. Want to learn how to create more port forwards? Check out our list of games and applications.

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