How to Port Forward in Your Router for Subnautica

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September 24, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Subnautica is Unknown Worlds Entertainment's Adventure and Survival game with a release date in 2018.

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When you play Subnautica you will enjoy the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward Subnautica

When you are playing Subnautica 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 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

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for Subnautica

The specific ports for Subnautica are as follows:

Subnautica - Steam

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

Subnautica - PC

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

Subnautica - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479

Subnautica - Xbox One

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

Subnautica - Switch

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

Subnautica - Playstation 5

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479

Subnautica - Xbox Series X

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

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

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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