How to Open Ports for Borderlands: The Pre-sequel Using Port Forwarding

Borderlands: The Pre-sequel is a great game with a great co-op mode, where you can team up with a friend on your adventure. Sometimes, though, you might experience connection problems with the game servers.

Fear not, there is a solution. If you enable port forwarding for Borderlands: The Pre-sequel, your connection will be more stable, and you can play without interruption. In this guide, we’ll show you how to do that.

Ports Needed To Run Borderlands: The Pre-sequel

Borderlands: The Pre-sequel uses the following ports:

Ports to Forward on PC - Windows

TCP: 27014-27050
UDP: 3478, 4379-4380, 27000-27031, 27036

Ports to Forward on - Playstation 3

TCP: 3478-3480, 5223, 8080
UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3658

Ports to Forward on - Xbox 360

TCP: 3074
UDP: 88,3074
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How To Enable Borderlands: The Pre-sequel Port Forwarding

To enable port forwarding for Borderlands: The Pre-sequel, you need to tell your router to forward the ports. But before you can do that, you’re going to need some extra information.

Before we start, collect and make a note of these details:

  • Your router’s IP address
  • The IP address of your PC or console
  • The ports that Borderlands: The Pre-sequel. Those are the ports in the list above

Once you’ve got all of these details, you are ready to forward your ports for Borderlands: The Pre-sequel. To do that, you should follow these steps:


The process for forwarding a port is generally:

  • Open a web browser window on your PC or console
  • In the address bar at the top, paste your router’s IP address
  • This will take you to your router’s settings menu. Somewhere in here, you should see an option for ‘port forwarding’
  • Once you’ve found it, you’re going to need the details you collected earlier
  • Paste your router’s IP address in the box
  • And then copy yourPC or console’s IP address into the other box
  • Now, you’ll have to enter the ports that Borderlands: The Pre-sequel uses, from the list above
  • Finally, restart your router, and you’re done

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