Ports Required for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
The exact ports for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor are as follows:
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Steam
- TCP: 27015, 27036
- UDP: 27015, 27031-27036
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Playstation 3
- TCP: 3478-3480, 5223, 8080
- UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3658
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Playstation 4
- TCP: 3478-3480
- UDP: 3074, 3478-3479
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Xbox 360
- TCP: 3074
- UDP: 88, 3074
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Xbox One
- TCP: 3074
- UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500
We have guides that are custom tailored for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor that will show you the ports that need to be forwarded in your router.
- Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Steam
- Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Playstation 3
- Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Playstation 4
- Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Xbox 360
- Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - Xbox One
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor offers the following styles of play.
- Third person games have the game camera behind the players shoulder. You generally see the main characters back, shoulders, and head. Popular games that are in the 3rd person are Tomb Raider, Assassins Creed, and Gears of War.
- Open world style games are usually not on rails, meaning that the player gets to go anywhere and solve problems in the order that they choose. The player is usually allowed to roam freely through a normally massive environment.
- Action games are fast paced and tend to put the player in the middle of the action, requiring you to jump over obstacles, climb ladders, and shoot things.
- Hack-and-slash style games heavily emphasize combat. They generally involve slaying lots of waves of creatures.
- In a role playing game, or RPG, the player takes on the role of the main character and helps the story line to unfold. It usually involves a very long play time, inventory management, and a deep leveling system. RPG's are usually the longest style of game. Skyrim and Fallout are amongst the most popular RPG style games.
- In an adventure game you generally play through a story, usually as the protagonist. They rely heavily on story telling and can be inspired from books or movies.
How to Port Forward Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
When you are playing Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor 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:
- The IP address of your network router.
- Your gaming machine's IP address.
- 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
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 normal process for forwarding a port is:
- Open a web browser and navigate to your router's IP address.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the appropriate 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.
That's all it takes to get your ports open. Don't forget to check out our growing list of games and programs.