Overwatch 2 Port Forwarding

Overwatch 2 Game Logo

Overwatch has over 30 different characters to choose from and all of them are good in there own ways, they have all kinds of modes. Its an interesting game to enjoy

Benefits of Overwatch 2 Port Forwarding

  • Reduces ping time while playing Overwatch 2
  • Fixes latency issues and network lag
  • Fixes continuous packet loss and sudden disconnects in Overwatch 2 to certain extend
  • You will have a more direct connection to the game’s servers, and your Overwatch 2 game performance will be improved
  • Improves stability and speed of your connection, and makes your gaming experience more enjoyable

Ports To Forward for Overwatch 2

Overwatch 2 ON PC - WINDOWS

TCP: 1119,3724,6113 COPY
UDP: 3478-3479,5060,5062,6250,12000-64000 COPY

Overwatch 2 ON PLAYSTATION 4 (PS4)

TCP: 1119,1935,3478-3480,3724,6113 COPY
UDP: 3074,3478-3479,5060,5062,6250,12000-64000 COPY

Overwatch 2 ON XBOX ONE Console

TCP: 1119,3074,3724,6113 COPY
UDP: 88,500,3074,3478-3479,3544,4500,5060,5062,6250,12000-64000 COPY

How to Forward Ports for Overwatch 2

Now, lets get into real action. Lets tweak the router settings to allow incoming traffic on those ports to your gaming console

Here's a high level summary of what we are going to do next:

  • Enter your router’s admin panel IP address in the URL bar of your web browser
  • Use your router’s admin credentials to login to the dashboard
  • Navigate to the port forwarding section
  • Enter your PC or gaming console’s IP address in the applicable box
  • Paste the TCP and UDP ports of Overwatch 2 in the respective inputs
  • And finally restart your router to apply the changes

Each Internet router is unique, Enter your router model in the next section to get specific instructions tailored for your router

Overwatch 2 Port Forwarding steps for your Wifi Router

Each wifi router is unique, Enter your router model in the below search box to get specific instructions tailored for your router

FAQs on Overwatch 2 Port Forwarding

You might have to type in your router in the above searchbar to get step by step instructions for your router

Pre-requisites for Overwatch 2 Port Forwarding

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things: Your Wifi router's IP address,Your gaming console's IP address,The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded

How to find your router's IP Address for Overwatch 2 Port Forwarding

The simplest way to find your router's ip Address is to type in your router's model in the seach bar in the above section. Alternately, you can find this information in the manufacturer label / sticker on your router

Is Overwatch 2 game port forwarding safe ?

Absolutely, Gaming consoles are built to be connected directly to the Internet. There are absolutely zero security exploits discovered in them, and when they are discovered they are closed almost immediately by system updates. There is no way to break in to a gaming console and access your home network. Forwarding a port to a gaming console is totally risk-free. Just ensure, to delete those rules when you no longer need them