Opening Ports for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat using Your Router

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June 14, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat is a First-Person, Open-World, Action, Adventure, Survival, Role-Playing, and Shooter game published by GSC World Publishing, Deep Silver, bitComposer Games released in 2009.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat players walting around town.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat players walting around town.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat offers the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat

When you are playing S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat 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 find 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 normal process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat Require

The necessary ports for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat are as follows:

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat - PC

  • TCP: 3783, 6500, 6515, 6667, 13139, 27900, 28900, 29900-29901
  • UDP:

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat - Steam

  • TCP: 3783, 6500, 6515, 6667, 13139, 27015-27030, 27036-27037, 27900, 28900, 29900-29901
  • UDP: 4380, 27000-27031, 27036

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat simply follow one of these links:

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