How to Port Forward Shadowrun

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

Shadowrun is a Strategy, Action, and Shooter game published by Microsoft Game Studios released in 2007.

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Shadowrun offers the following genres of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Shadowrun

When you are playing Shadowrun 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 sometimes 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 find 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

An easy way to do this is use our Network Utilities software. It can open your ports with just a few clicks. Then when you are done you can just was quickly close your ports again. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

Ports Required for Shadowrun

The necessary ports for Shadowrun are as follows:

Shadowrun - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Shadowrun - PC

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

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

That's all it takes to forward your ports. For more on how to port forward, check out our list of games and applications.

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