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How to Open Ports for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Using Port Forwarding

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is one of the most popular multiplayer games out there. Unfortunately, with so many people playing at once, you can sometimes experience connection problems.

There is a fairly easy way to improve the stability of your connection, though. Enabling port forwarding for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will give you a more direct connection to the servers, and should improve game performance. We’re here to show you how to do that.

Ports Needed To Run Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

These are the ports you need to forward for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2:

Ports to Forward on PC - Windows

TCP: 3074,27014-27050
UDP: 3478,4379-4380,27000-27031,27036

Ports to Forward on - Playstation 4

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

Ports to Forward on - Xbox One

TCP: 3074
UDP: 88,500,3074-3075,3544,4500
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How to Enable Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Port Forwarding

Generally, you forward your ports from the settings on your router. But in order to do that, you’re going to need a few pieces of information.

Before you forward the ports, collect all this info:

  • Your router’s IP address
  • The IP address of your PC or console
  • The ports for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. You can copy those from the list above

Now you are ready to forward the ports for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. To do that, follow these steps:

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

  • Open a web browser on your console or PC.
  • Paste the IP address of your router into the address bar at the top. This will take you to your router’s settings.
  • In this menu, you should see port forwarding listed somewhere. Every router is different, so it might take you a few minutes to find it.
  • In the port forwarding menu, you will be asked to enter some information.
  • Type or paste your router’s IP address into the right box
  • And then copy your PC or console’s IP address into the other box
  • Now you need to enter the ports for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, so copy these from the list above.
  • After a restart of your router, the ports will be forwarded

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That means you can save time fiddling about with your router’s settings, and just get on and play the game.

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Benefits of Using PureVPN Port Forwarding Add-On

Our port forwarding add-on is also designed to give you some other benefits besides improved connections:

    • It works with your phone and tablet, so you can forward your ports from these devices
    • It will also speed up your P2P downloads, including torrents
    • It will also work with CGNAT (Carrier Grade Network Address Translation), if you want to use that