How to Port Forward Sid Meier's Civilization V in Your Router

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

Sid Meier's Civilization V is a Turn-Based and Strategy game published by 2K Games released in 2010.

When you play Sid Meier's Civilization V you will enjoy the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward Sid Meier's Civilization V

When you are playing Sid Meier's Civilization V 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 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:

Which Ports Does Sid Meier's Civilization V Require

The necessary ports for Sid Meier's Civilization V are as follows:

Sid Meier's Civilization V - PC

  • TCP: 1745, 1795, 3074, 27015-27030, 27036-27037
  • UDP: 1745, 1795, 3064, 3074, 4380, 27000-27031, 27036

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Sid Meier's Civilization V 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.

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