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How to Port Forward Risk of Rain

Risk of Rain is a 2D, Action, and Adventure game published by Chucklefish released in 2013.

Risk of Rain has the following styles of play.

  • A 2D game features flat graphics and are usually either side view or top down view. Side view 2D games are sometimes also called "platform" style games because they main objective is to travel from one platform to another.
  • Action games are usually a bit faster than other games and require quick reflexes. You frequently jump platforms, shoot enemy mobs, climb ladders, and

How to Port Forward Risk of Rain

When you are playing Risk of Rain 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:

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

How to locate 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

Use our Network Utilities for a quick way to get your ports forwarded. Network utilities makes it easy to enable and disable your port forwards to keep your network security as tight as possible. You can also do it by hand by following these steps.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

  • Open a web browser and navigate to your router's IP address.
  • Find your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the appropriate box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the corresponding boxes in your router.
  • Sometimes you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Ports Required for Risk of Rain

The specific ports that need to be forwarded for Risk of Rain are as follows:

Risk of Rain - PC

  • TCP:
  • UDP: 11100

Risk of Rain - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935,3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074,3478-3479

Risk of Rain - Switch

  • TCP: 6667,12400,28910,29900,29901,29920
  • UDP: 1-65535

Risk of Rain - Steam

  • TCP: 27015-27030,27036-27037
  • UDP: 4380,11100,27000-27031,27036

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

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

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.