Network Utilities

Open Ports on Your Router for Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 is Rockstar Games's Action and Adventure game released in 2018.

Red Dead Redemption 2 offers the following styles of play.

  • Action games are usually a bit faster than other games and require quick reflexes. You frequently jump platforms, shoot enemy mobs, climb ladders, and
  • An adventure game is where the player is usually the protagonist and plays through an evolving story. The storyline is the driving part of an adventure game.

Forward Ports for Red Dead Redemption 2

When you are playing Red Dead Redemption 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 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:

  • Your router's IP address.
  • Your gaming machine's IP address.
  • The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.

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

Don't have time? Use our Network Utilities software. It's the easiest way to both open and close ports in your router. Of you can do it manually if you want.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

  • Login to your router.
  • Find your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the applicable box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the corresponding boxes in your router.
  • Intermittently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Which Ports Does Red Dead Redemption 2 Require

The network ports for Red Dead Redemption 2 are as follows:

Red Dead Redemption 2 - Playstation 4

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

Red Dead Redemption 2 - Xbox One

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

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Red Dead Redemption 2 simply follow one of these links:

When you are done following those steps your ports will be open. Do you need more games or programs forwarded? Check out our games and programs list.

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer is an owner and programmer for PortForward. You can find more of his articles in the Games and Applications section of our site.