How to Port Forward Red Dead Redemption

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Red Dead Redemption is a Third-Person, Open-World, Action, Adventure, and Shooter game published by Rockstar Games released in 2010.

Red Dead Redemption game artwork featuring John Marston
Red Dead Redemption game artwork featuring John Marston

Ports Required for Red Dead Redemption

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

Red Dead Redemption - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Red Dead Redemption - Playstation 3

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

Red Dead Redemption - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479

Red Dead Redemption - Switch

  • TCP: 6667, 12400, 28910, 29900, 29901, 29920
  • UDP: 1024-65535

We have guides that are custom tailored for Red Dead Redemption that will show you the exact ports.

When you play Red Dead Redemption you will experience the following styles of play.

Port Forward Red Dead Redemption

When you are playing Red Dead Redemption 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 intermittently 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 navigate to 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

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

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

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