How to Port Forward Portal 2

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

Portal 2 is a First-Person, Puzzle, Platformer, and Adventure game published by Valve Corporation released in 2011.

Portal 2 game artwork featuring P-body traveling between portals
Portal 2 game artwork featuring P-body traveling between portals

Ports Required for Portal 2

The connection ports for Portal 2 are as follows:

Portal 2 - Steam

  • TCP: 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 27015, 27031-27036

Portal 2 - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Portal 2 - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 3478-3480, 5223, 8080
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3658

We have guides that are custom tailored for Portal 2 that will show you the incoming connection ports.

Portal 2 offers the following genres of gameplay.

Port Forward Portal 2

When you are playing Portal 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 find 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

Quickly get your ports forwarded using Network Utilities. Then when you are done you can just as easily close your ports back down to keep your network as secure as possible. You can also do it manually.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

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

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