Overwatch is a great game, and we love playing it. The only problem is that sometimes your connection to the game servers can be unreliable. Sometimes, that’s because of blocked ports.
A solution to this problem is to enable port forwarding for Overwatch. you can do that straight from your router, and in this guide I’ll show you how.
Here are the ports that Overwatch uses, and which we are going to forward:
Now we’re going to forward your ports. To do that, we go into the settings on your router. But first up, you’re going to need some extra details.
Find and make a note of the following:
Now we forward the ports. The process for that is easy:
The process for forwarding a port is generally:
We made our port forwarding add-on to take the hassle out of port forwarding for all of your games, not just Overwatch. Using the add-on, you can block and unblock ports with just a few clicks.
That saves you having to mess around with your router’s settings, and gives you more time to play Overwatch!
The PureVPN port forwarding add-on also comes with some great additional benefits: