How to Port Forward No Man's Sky in Your Router

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April 24, 2019 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

No Man's Sky is an Action, Adventure, Open-World, Survival, and Shooter game published by Hello Games released in 2016.

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No Man's Sky has the following genres of gameplay.

Port Forward No Man's Sky

When you are playing No Man's Sky 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

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

Which Ports Does No Man's Sky Require

The network ports for No Man's Sky are as follows:

No Man's Sky - Playstation 4

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

No Man's Sky - PC

  • We do not know the PC ports for No Man's Sky yet. If you know them please send us a message using our Message System.

No Man's Sky - Steam

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

No Man's Sky - Xbox One

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

No Man's Sky - Xbox Series X

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

No Man's Sky - Playstation 5

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

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and No Man's Sky simply follow one of these links:

That should be all you have to do to forward your ports. Check our growing list of games and applications for more port forwarding guides.

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