Hitman: Absolution is a stealth style of game. In a stealth style game you use hiding, disguises, muffled clothing, and shadows to overcome antagonists. Sometimes in a stealth style of game you get the choice of taking the quiet approach or the direct approach of attacking the enemy. Stealth games frequently feature a strong strategy component as well.
Port Forward Hitman: Absolution
When you are playing Hitman: Absolution 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:
- The IP address of your network router.
- The IP address of the device that the game will play on: either your computer or your console.
- A list of TCP and UDP ports to forward.
How to locate 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
Most people use our Network Utilities software package to forward ports. It's the fastest way to forward ports when you need them and then close them when you do not. You can also do it by hand.
The general process for forwarding a port is:
- Start by logging in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the applicable box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the corresponding boxes in your router.
- On occasion you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.
Ports Required for Hitman: Absolution
The network ports that need to be forwarded for Hitman: Absolution are as follows:
Hitman: Absolution - Xbox 360
- TCP: 3074
- UDP: 88,3074
Hitman: Absolution - Playstation 3
- TCP: 3478-3480,5223,8080
- UDP: 3074,3478-3479,3658
Hitman: Absolution - Steam
- TCP: 27015-27030,27036-27037
- UDP: 4380,27000-27031,27036
Hitman: Absolution - Playstation 4
- TCP: 1935,3478-3480
- UDP: 3074,3478-3479
Hitman: Absolution - Xbox One
- TCP: 3074
- UDP: 88,500,3074,3544,4500
If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Hitman: Absolution simply follow one of these links:
- Hitman: Absolution - Xbox 360
- Hitman: Absolution - Playstation 3
- Hitman: Absolution - Steam
- Hitman: Absolution - Playstation 4
- Hitman: Absolution - Xbox One
After that your ports should be open. Check out our full game and application list for more port forwarding guides.