How to Port Forward Halo Wars 2

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

Halo Wars 2 is Microsoft Studios's Real-Time and Strategy game with a release date in 2017.

When you play Halo Wars 2 you will experience the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for Halo Wars 2

When you are playing Halo Wars 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 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 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

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:

Ports Required for Halo Wars 2

The incoming connection ports that need to be forwarded for Halo Wars 2 are as follows:

Halo Wars 2 - Xbox One

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

Halo Wars 2 - PC

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for Halo Wars 2 that will show you the specific 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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