How to Open Ports for Mortal Kombat X Using Port Forwarding

Mortal Kombat X is one of the best fighting games out there, and is best when played online against either friends or mortal enemies. That is, until the connection cuts out.

If you are experiencing connection problems with Mortal Kombat X, don’t worry, we’re here to help. Enabling port forwarding for Mortal Kombat X is easy, and can drastically improve your game’s performance. In this guide we’ll show you how to do it.

Ports Needed To Run Mortal Kombat X

First you need to know which ports Mortal Kombat X uses, so you can forward them. Here they are:

Ports to Forward on PC - Windows

TCP: 27015-27030, 27036-27037
UDP: 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, 3544, 4500
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How To Enable Mortal Kombat X Port Forwarding

You can forward the ports for Mortal Kombat X from your router. But first you are going to need a few key pieces of information.

To get started, find and make a note of the following:

  • Your router’s IP address
  • The IP address of your PC or console
  • The ports that Mortal Kombat X uses. Those are above

You might not know how to get these addresses, but in that case we’ve got you covered. Head over to our guide on How to Forward Ports on your Router for Online Games, where you’ll find more detailed instructions on finding all of these pieces of info.

Now you’re ready to go, we can forward the ports:


The process for forwarding a port is generally:

  • Use your PC or console to open a web browser window
  • In the address bar, paste your router’s IP address, and hit go
  • You’ll now see your router’s settings menu. Somewhere in here is a port forwarding option, so have a look around
  • Once you’ve found it, you’ll have to enter somei information
  • Enter your router’s IP address in the box, and then
  • Paste your PC or console’s IP address into the other box
  • Finally, you’ll need to tell it what ports to forward for Mortal Kombat X, so use the list above for that
  • Restart your router, and you should be good to go

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