Create a Port Forward for Call of Duty: Black Ops III in your Router

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August 27, 2020 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Call of Duty: Black Ops III is Activision's First-Person, Shooter, and Action game with a release date in 2015.

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When you play Call of Duty: Black Ops III you will experience the following styles of play.

Port Forward Call of Duty: Black Ops III

When you are playing Call of Duty: Black Ops III 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

Quickly get your ports forwarded using Network Utilities. Then when you are done you can just as easily close your ports back down to keep your network as secure as possible. You can also do it manually.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

Which Ports Does Call of Duty: Black Ops III Require

The ports that need to be forwarded in your router for Call of Duty: Black Ops III are as follows:

Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074-3075, 3544, 4500

Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Playstation 3

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

Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Playstation 4

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

Call of Duty: Black Ops III - PC

  • TCP: 3074, 27014-27050
  • UDP: 3074, 3478, 4379-4380, 27000-27031, 27036

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Call of Duty: Black Ops III simply follow one of these links:

That should do it; your ports are now forwarded. Need something else forwarded? Check out our list of games and programs.

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