Network Utilities

How To Open Ports in Your Router for Outcast: Second Contact

Outcast: Second Contact is Bigben Interactive's Open-World, Action, and Adventure game released in 2017.

Outcast: Second Contact includes the following styles of play.

  • In an open world style of game the player is allowed to roam freely through a normally massive environment. This style of games is usually not on rails, meaning that the player gets to go anywhere and solve problems in the order that they choose.
  • Games that are considered action are all about centering the player in the middle of an evolving situation.
  • Adventure games are very heavily story driven. You are usually the main character and are the one who discovers the true plot as the game progresses.

How to Port Forward Outcast: Second Contact

When you are playing Outcast: Second Contact 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:

  • Your router's IP address.
  • Your gaming machine's IP address.
  • A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.

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

Don't have time? Use our Network Utilities software. It's the easiest way to both open and close ports in your router. Of you can do it manually if you want.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

  • Login to your router.
  • Locate your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the correct box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the corresponding boxes in your router.
  • Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Ports To Forward for Outcast: Second Contact

The ports that need to be forwarded in your router for Outcast: Second Contact are as follows:

Outcast: Second Contact - Playstation 4

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

Outcast: Second Contact - Steam

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

Outcast: Second Contact - Xbox One

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for Outcast: Second Contact that will show you the specific ports.

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

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer is an owner and programmer for PortForward. You can find more of his articles in the Games and Applications section of our site.