How to Port Forward Quake II

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

Quake II is a First-Person, Shooter, and Action game published by Activision, Bethesda Softworks released in 1997.

Quake II metal logo with an aged patina.
Quake II metal logo with an aged patina.

Which Ports Does Quake II Require

The ports for Quake II are as follows:

Quake II - PC

  • TCP:
  • UDP: 27910

Quake II - Steam

  • TCP: 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 27015, 27031-27036, 27910

Quake II - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

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Quake II includes the following styles of gameplay.

How to Port Forward Quake II

When you are playing Quake II 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 frequently 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

Our Network Utilities software makes port forwarding a breeze. You can be done in just a few minutes.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

That's all it takes to get your ports open. Don't forget to check out our growing list of games and programs.

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