Opening Ports for Helldivers 2 using Your Router

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Helldivers 2 is Sony Interactive Entertainment's Third-Person, Action, and Shooter game with a release date in 2024.

Helldivers 2 game cover artwork
Helldivers 2 game cover artwork

Ports Required for Helldivers 2

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

Helldivers 2 - Steam

  • TCP: 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 27015, 27031-27036

Helldivers 2 - Playstation 5

  • TCP: 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479

We have guides that are custom tailored for Helldivers 2 that will show you the connection ports.

Helldivers 2 offers the following styles of play.

Port Forward Helldivers 2

When you are playing Helldivers 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 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 find 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

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 normal process for forwarding a port is:

After that your ports should be open. Check out our full game and application list for more port forwarding guides.

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