Open Ports on Your Router for System Shock 2

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System Shock 2 is a First-Person, Action, Adventure, and Shooter game published by Electronic Arts, Night Dive Studios released in 1999.

System Shock 2 cover artwork
System Shock 2 cover artwork

Ports Required for System Shock 2

The required incoming ports for System Shock 2 are as follows:

System Shock 2 - Steam

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

System Shock 2 - PC

  • We do not know the PC ports for System Shock 2 yet. If you know them please send us a message using our Message System.

We have guides that are custom tailored for System Shock 2 that will show you the incoming ports that need to be forwarded.

System Shock 2 includes the following genres of gameplay.

How to Port Forward System Shock 2

When you are playing System Shock 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 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

The fastest way to forward a port is to use our Network Utilities suite of tools. With our software you can quickly and easily turn your port forwards on and off for multiple programs at any time. Or just keep reading to learn how to do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

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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