How to Create a Port Forward in Your Router for Sins of a Solar Empire

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January 16, 2019 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Sins of a Solar Empire is Stardock Entertainment's Real-Time, Tactical, Action, Strategy, and Simulation game released in 2008.


Ports To Forward for Sins of a Solar Empire

The network ports that need to be forwarded for Sins of a Solar Empire are as follows:

Sins of a Solar Empire - PC

  • TCP: 6000, 6112
  • UDP:

Sins of a Solar Empire - Steam

  • TCP: 6000, 6112, 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 27015, 27031-27036

We have guides that are custom tailored for Sins of a Solar Empire that will show you the specific incoming ports.

Sins of a Solar Empire has the following styles of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Sins of a Solar Empire

When you are playing Sins of a Solar Empire 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 on occasion 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 navigate to 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:

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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