How to Port Forward Mass Effect 2

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Mass Effect 2 is an Action, Role-Playing, Shooter, and Third-Person game published by Electronic Arts released in 2010.

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Mass Effect 2 offers the following styles of gameplay.

Port Forward Mass Effect 2

When you are playing Mass Effect 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 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

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 general process for forwarding a port is:

Ports To Forward for Mass Effect 2

The connection ports for Mass Effect 2 are as follows:

Mass Effect 2 - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Mass Effect 2 - Playstation 3

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

Mass Effect 2 - PC

  • We do not know the PC ports for Mass Effect 2 yet. If you know them please send us a message using our Message System.

Mass Effect 2 - Steam

  • TCP: 27015-27030, 27036-27037
  • UDP: 4380, 27000-27031, 27036

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

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

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