Network Utilities

How to Port Forward Shovel Knight: Showdown in Your Router

Shovel Knight: Showdown is an Action, Adventure, Fighting, and Platformer game published by Yacht Club Games released in 2019.

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Shovel Knight: Showdown offers the following genres of gameplay.

  • Action games are fast paced and tend to put the player in the middle of the action, requiring you to jump over obstacles, climb ladders, and shoot things.
  • 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.
  • In a fighting style game you typically face off against your opponent in a side view and perform a series of moves such as punches and kicks in order to knock your opponent down or out of the ring.
  • Platform games, also known as platformers, have the player jumping from platform to platform, sometime performing some sort of acrobatic stunt. Common examples include Super Mario Bros. and Sonic the Hedgehog.

How to Port Forward Shovel Knight: Showdown

When you are playing Shovel Knight: Showdown 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 find your router's IP Address

The easiest way to find 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 usual process for forwarding a port is:

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

Ports To Forward for Shovel Knight: Showdown

The ports that need to be forwarded in your router for Shovel Knight: Showdown are as follows:

Shovel Knight: Showdown - PC

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Shovel Knight: Showdown - Playstation 3

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

Shovel Knight: Showdown - Playstation 4

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

Shovel Knight: Showdown - Steam

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

Shovel Knight: Showdown - Switch

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

Shovel Knight: Showdown - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88,500,3074,3544,4500

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

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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.