How to Port Forward in Your Router for Metro: Last Light

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January 16, 2019 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 4 minutes

Metro: Last Light is a First-Person, Shooter, Action, Adventure, Stealth, and Survival game published by Deep Silver released in 2013.

Metro: Last Light game art showing a player inside a the demolished tunnels of the Metro.
Metro: Last Light game art showing a player inside a the demolished tunnels of the Metro.

Metro: Last Light offers the following styles of gameplay.

How to Port Forward Metro: Last Light

When you are playing Metro: Last Light 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 on occasion 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 find 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 usually:

Which Ports Does Metro: Last Light Require

The required incoming ports for Metro: Last Light are as follows:

Metro: Last Light - Steam

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

Metro: Last Light - PC

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

Metro: Last Light - Playstation 3

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

Metro: Last Light - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479

Metro: Last Light - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Metro: Last Light - Xbox One

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

Metro: Last Light - Switch

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

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Metro: Last Light simply follow one of these links:

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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