How to Port Forward The Darkness II

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

The Darkness II is 2K Games's First Person Shooter game released in 2011.

When you play The Darkness II you will enjoy the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for The Darkness II

When you are playing The Darkness II 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 click the links to get to 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 do this is to use Network Utilities. Network Utilities can forward your ports in just a few clicks, and close them back down when you are done just as easily. You can also do it the manual way.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does The Darkness II Require

The ports that need to be forwarded in your router that need to be forwarded for The Darkness II are as follows:

The Darkness II - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 5223
  • UDP: 5223, 3478-3479, 3658

The Darkness II - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 3074

The Darkness II - PC

  • TCP: 27014-27050
  • UDP: 3478, 4379-4380, 27000-27030

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

After that your ports should be open. Check out our full game and application list for more port forwarding guides.

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