Forwarding Ports for Magic: The Gathering Arena on Your Router.

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March 20, 2020 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Magic: The Gathering Arena is Wizards of the Coast's Turn-Based, Strategy, and Card Game game released in 2019.

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When you play Magic: The Gathering Arena you will enjoy the following styles of play.

Port Forward Magic: The Gathering Arena

When you are playing Magic: The Gathering Arena 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 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

The easiest way to do this is to use Network Utilities. Network Utilities can forward your ports in just a few clicks, and close them back down when you are done just as easily. You can also do it the manual way.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

Ports Required for Magic: The Gathering Arena

The ports that need to be forwarded in your router for Magic: The Gathering Arena are as follows:

Magic: The Gathering Arena - PC

  • TCP: 9405, 9505
  • UDP:

We have guides that are custom tailored for Magic: The Gathering Arena that will show you the network ports.

That should do it; your ports are now forwarded. Need something else forwarded? Check out our list of games and programs.

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