How To Open Ports in Your Router for Pikmin 2

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Pikmin 2 is Nintendo's Real-Time, Strategy, and Puzzle game released in 2009.

Pikmin 2 has the following genres of gameplay.

Port Forward Pikmin 2

When you are playing Pikmin 2 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 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

To easily and quickly get your ports forwarded use the Network Utilities software. Network Utilities allows you to forward ports only when you need them, and then close them again when you are done. This makes keeping your network more secure much easier. You can also do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

Ports Required for Pikmin 2

The connection ports for Pikmin 2 are as follows:

Pikmin 2 - Wii

  • 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 Pikmin 2 simply follow one of these links:

When you are done following those steps your ports will be forwarded. Be sure to check out our full list of games and programs that can be forwarded.

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