How to Open Ports for Risk of Rain Using Port Forwarding

Risk of Rain is a really fun game to play online. Like a lot of games, though, you might sometimes have problems connecting to the game’s servers.

Thankfully, there is an easy solution to that: enable port forwarding for Risk of Rain. this will give you a more direct connection to the game’s servers, and improve the stability and speed of your connection. In this guide we’ll show you how.

Ports Needed To Run Risk of Rain

First of all, you need to know which ports to forward. Here are the ports that Risk of Rain uses:

Ports to Forward on PC - Windows

Ports to Forward on - Playstation 4

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

Ports to Forward on Switch

TCP: 6667, 12400, 28910, 29900, 29901, 29920
UDP: 1-65535
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How to Enable Risk of Rain Port Forwarding

We’re going to enable port forwarding from your router. But you’re going to need some extra details in order to do that.

So, first up, collect and make a note of the following pieces of information:

  • Your router’s IP address
  • The IP address of your PC or console
  • The ports that you need to forward for Risk of Rain, from the list above.

Now you can go ahead and forward the ports. The process is simple:


The process for forwarding a port is generally:

  • On your console or PC, open a web browser window.
  • In the address bar, paste the IP address of your router, and hit go.
  • This will bring you to your router’s settings menu.
  • Somewhere in these settings, you’ll see port forwarding options.
  • Once you find port forwarding, you’ll need to enter some details.
  • Enter your router’s IP address into the box
  • And then copy your PC or console’s IP address into the other box.
  • The last piece of information you need is the ports for Risk of Rain, so copy those from above and paste them in.
  • Restart your router, and you should be good to go.

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Benefits of Using PureVPN Port Forwarding Add-On

We’ve also made our port forwarding add-on with a number of other features:

    • It is compatible with loads of different devices, including your phone and tablet. So you can forward ports with whatever you have to hand.
    • P2P speeds are increased, so torrenting is faster.
    • You can also use CGNAT (Carrier Grade Network Address Translation)
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