Open Ports on Your Router for State of Decay 2

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

State of Decay 2 is an Action, Adventure, Survival, Open-World, and Role-Playing game published by Microsoft Studios, Xbox Game Studios released in 2018.

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State of Decay 2 includes the following styles of gameplay.

Forward Ports for State of Decay 2

When you are playing State of Decay 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 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

Most people use our Network Utilities software package to forward ports. It's the easiest way to forward ports when you need them and then close them when you do not. You can also do it by hand.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for State of Decay 2

The exact ports for State of Decay 2 are as follows:

State of Decay 2 - PC

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

State of Decay 2 - Steam

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

State of Decay 2 - Xbox One

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

State of Decay 2 - Xbox Series X

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for State of Decay 2 that will show you the ports.

That's all it takes to open your ports. Want to learn how to create more port forwards? Check out our list of games and applications.

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