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

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

Sid Meier's Civilization VI is a Turn-Based and Strategy game published by 2K Games, Aspyr released in 2016.

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Sid Meier's Civilization VI offers the following styles of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Sid Meier's Civilization VI

When you are playing Sid Meier's Civilization VI 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:

How to locate 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

To easily and quickly get your ports forwarded use the Network Utilities software. Network Utilities allows you to forward ports only when you need them, and then close them again when you are done. This makes keeping your network more secure much easier. You can also do it by hand.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Sid Meier's Civilization VI Require

The network ports for Sid Meier's Civilization VI are as follows:

Sid Meier's Civilization VI - Steam

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

Sid Meier's Civilization VI - Switch

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

Sid Meier's Civilization VI - Playstation 4

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

Sid Meier's Civilization VI - Xbox One

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for Sid Meier's Civilization VI that will show you the network ports.

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