Open Ports on Your Router for Shovel Knight

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

Shovel Knight is an Action, Platformer, Adventure, 2D, and Fighting game published by Yacht Club Games released in 2014.

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Ports Required for Shovel Knight

The specific incoming ports for Shovel Knight are as follows:

Shovel Knight - Steam

  • TCP: 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 27015, 27031-27036

Shovel Knight - PC

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Shovel Knight - Playstation 3

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

Shovel Knight - Playstation 4

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

Shovel Knight - Switch

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

Shovel Knight - 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 simply follow one of these links:

Shovel Knight offers the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for Shovel Knight

When you are playing Shovel Knight 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

The easiest way to do this is to use Network Utilities. Network Utilities can forward your ports in just a few clicks, and close them back down when you are done just as easily. You can also do it the manual way.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

That should do it; your ports are now forwarded. Need something else forwarded? Check out our list of games and programs.

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