How To Open Ports in Your Router for Outer Wilds

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September 24, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Outer Wilds is Annapurna Interactive's Action, Adventure, Open-World, and Puzzle game with a release date in 2019.

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Outer Wilds offers the following genres of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Outer Wilds

When you are playing Outer Wilds 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

Most people use our Network Utilities software package to forward ports. It's the easiest way to forward ports when you need them and then close them when you do not. You can also do it by hand.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Outer Wilds Require

The specific ports for Outer Wilds are as follows:

Outer Wilds - Steam

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

Outer Wilds - Xbox One

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

Outer Wilds - PC

  • We do not know the PC ports for Outer Wilds yet. If you know them please send us a message using our Message System.

Outer Wilds - Playstation 4

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

Outer Wilds - Switch

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for Outer Wilds that will show you the necessary ports.

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