Opening Ports for Bacteria using Your Router

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December 04, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

Bacteria is Sometimes You's Puzzle game with a release date in 2016.

Bacteria is a puzzle game. Puzzle games require players to solve a variety of puzzles ranging from logic to patterns to words and numbers. Puzzle games sometimes use a timer to create a sense of pressure to solve the puzzle faster. Some puzzlers involve level progression, but many are more of the arcade style where all progression ends when the player stops playing.

Forward Ports for Bacteria

When you are playing Bacteria you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and frequently even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

How to locate your router's IP Address

The easiest way to find your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

Don't have time? Use our Network Utilities software. It's the easiest way to both open and close ports in your router. Of you can do it manually if you want.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Bacteria Require

The ports that need to be forwarded in your router for Bacteria are as follows:

Bacteria - Steam

  • TCP: 27015-27030, 27036-27037
  • UDP: 4380, 27000-27031, 27036

We have guides that are custom tailored for Bacteria that will show you the exact ports.

That's all it takes to forward your ports. Have more games that need a boost? Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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