Creating a Port Forward in Your Router for The Citadel

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April 17, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

The Citadel is a First-Person, Action, and Shooter game published by Top Hat Studios released in 2020.

The Citadel game art showing character with purple hair.
The Citadel game art showing character with purple hair.

The Citadel offers the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for The Citadel

When you are playing The Citadel 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

Quickly get your ports forwarded using Network Utilities. Then when you are done you can just as easily close your ports back down to keep your network as secure as possible. You can also do it manually.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

Which Ports Does The Citadel Require

The connection ports for The Citadel are as follows:

The Citadel - Steam

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

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and The Citadel simply follow one of these links:

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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