Splatoon 2

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September 08, 2017 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Splatoon 2 is a Third-Person, Shooter, Action, and Strategy game published by Nintendo released in 2017.

Splatoon 2 artwork showing Inklings and Octolings in a match
Splatoon 2 artwork showing Inklings and Octolings in a match

Ports To Forward for Splatoon 2

The necessary ports for Splatoon 2 are as follows:

Splatoon 2 - Switch

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for Splatoon 2 that will show you the network ports.

Splatoon 2 offers the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward Splatoon 2

When you are playing Splatoon 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 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 locate 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

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 process for forwarding a port is usually:

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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