Port Forwarding on Your Router for Stellaris

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November 05, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Stellaris is a Real-Time, Strategy, and Simulation game published by Paradox Interactive released in 2016.


Which Ports Does Stellaris Require

The exact ports for Stellaris are as follows:

Stellaris - PC

  • TCP:
  • UDP: 17780-17785

Stellaris - Steam

  • TCP: 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 17780-17785, 27015, 27031-27036

Stellaris - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 17780-17785

Stellaris - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500, 17780-17785

We have guides that are custom tailored for Stellaris that will show you the incoming ports that need to be forwarded.

When you play Stellaris you will experience the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward Stellaris

When you are playing Stellaris 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 intermittently 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

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:

When you are done following those steps your ports will be forwarded. Be sure to check out our full list of games and programs that can be forwarded.

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