How to Port Forward Red Dead Redemption

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

Red Dead Redemption is Rockstar Games's Action and Adventure game released in 2010.

Red Dead Redemption has the following styles of gameplay.

Forward Ports for 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 click the links to get to your router's IP Address

The easiest way to navigate to 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

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

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

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

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