How to Port Forward Battlefield Bad Company

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Battlefield: Bad Company is Electronic Arts's First-Person, Action, Shooter, and Tactical game released in 2008.

Battlefield: Bad Company includes the following styles of gameplay.

Port Forward Battlefield: Bad Company

When you are playing Battlefield: Bad Company 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 find 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

The fastest way to forward a port is to use our Network Utilities suite of tools. With our software you can quickly and easily turn your port forwards on and off for multiple programs at any time. Or just keep reading to learn how to do it by hand.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Battlefield: Bad Company Require

The ports that need to be forwarded for Battlefield: Bad Company are as follows:

Battlefield: Bad Company - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Battlefield: Bad Company - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 3478-3480, 5223, 8080
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3658

We have guides that are custom tailored for Battlefield: Bad Company that will show you the incoming ports.

That's all it takes to open your ports. Want to learn how to create more port forwards? Check out our list of games and applications.

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