How to Open a Port in Your Router for MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries

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July 20, 2019 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries is a Simulation, Tactical, Action, and Shooter game published by Piranha Games released in 2019.


MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries has the following styles of gameplay.

Port Forward MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries

When you are playing MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries 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 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 usual process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Require

The network ports for MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries are as follows:

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Steam

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

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - PC

  • We do not know the PC ports for MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries yet. If you know them please send us a message using our Message System.

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox One

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

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox Series X

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries that will show you the ports that need to be forwarded in your router.

That's all it takes to open your ports. Want more? Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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