Forwarding Ports in Your Router for Red Dead Online

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

Red Dead Online is an Action, Adventure, and Shooter game published by Rockstar Games released in 2018.


Red Dead Online offers the following styles of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Red Dead Online

When you are playing Red Dead Online 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 locate 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 normal process for forwarding a port is:

Ports To Forward for Red Dead Online

The required ports that need to be forwarded for Red Dead Online are as follows:

Red Dead Online - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 465, 983, 1935, 3478-3480, 10070-10080, 30211-30217
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 6672, 61455-61458

Red Dead Online - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074, 30211-30217
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3047, 3074, 3544, 4500, 6672, 61455-61458

Red Dead Online - PC

  • TCP: 30211-30217
  • UDP: 6672, 61455-61458

Red Dead Online - Steam

  • TCP: 27015-27030, 27036-27037, 30211-30217
  • UDP: 4380, 6672, 27000-27031, 27036, 61455-61458

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Red Dead Online 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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