How To Port Forward Borderlands

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July 18, 2017 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Borderlands is an Action, Role-Playing, First-Person, and Shooter game published by 2K Games released in 2009.

Borderlands game image featuring Roland, Lilith, Merdecai, and Brick
Borderlands game image featuring Roland, Lilith, Merdecai, and Brick

Ports To Forward for Borderlands

The necessary ports for Borderlands are as follows:

Borderlands - PC

  • TCP: 7777, 29900
  • UDP: 7777, 9989, 27900

Borderlands - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074, 7777
  • UDP: 88, 3074, 7777

Borderlands - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 3478-3480, 5223, 7777, 8080
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3658, 7777

Borderlands - Steam

  • TCP: 7777, 27015, 27036, 29900
  • UDP: 7777, 9989, 27015, 27031-27036, 27900

Borderlands - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 3478-3480, 7777
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 7777

Borderlands - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074, 7777
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500, 7777

Borderlands - Switch

  • TCP: 6667, 7777, 12400, 28910, 29900-29901, 29920
  • UDP: 1-65535

We have guides that are custom tailored for Borderlands that will show you the incoming ports.

When you play Borderlands you will enjoy the following styles of play.

Port Forward Borderlands

When you are playing Borderlands 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 navigate to 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

Use our Network Utilities for a quick way to get your ports forwarded. Network utilities makes it easy to enable and disable your port forwards to keep your network security as tight as possible. You can also do it by hand by following these steps.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

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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