Network Utilities

How to Port Forward Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is Sega's Platformer game with a release date in 2007.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is considered a platform style of game, or simply a platformer. Platformer games are action games where the players reflexes are put to the test while jumping a character from platform to platform, usually in a side view. Super Mario Bros. and Donkey Kong are popular, classic platformer games.

Port Forward Sonic the Hedgehog 2

When you are playing Sonic the Hedgehog 2 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.
  • The IP address of the device that the game will play on: either your computer or your console.
  • A list of TCP and UDP ports to forward.

How to navigate to 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

Use our Network Utilities for a quick way to get your ports forwarded. Network utilities makes it easy to enable and disable your port forwards to keep your network security as tight as possible. You can also do it by hand by following these steps.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

  • Start by logging in to your router.
  • 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.
  • Sometimes you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Ports Required for Sonic the Hedgehog 2

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Sonic the Hedgehog 2 are as follows:

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88,3074

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - Playstation 3

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

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - Wii

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

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - PC

  • We do not know the PC ports for Sonic the Hedgehog 2 yet. If you know them please send us a message using our Message System.

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Sonic the Hedgehog 2 simply follow one of these links:

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

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.