Dawn of War 3 pits Space Marines vs. Eldar vs. Orks in an all out battle that can last well into hours.
Before you start playing Dawn of War 3 multiplayer you may want to forward some ports. Playing Dawn of War 3 in multiplayer mode is going to work much better if your ports are open first.
The most common problem that forwarding ports solves is party chat. If you are having any party chat problems then definitely setup a port forward.
The other problem that a port forward may solve is frequent drops or disconnects. Forwarding a port in your router is the first step to solving frequent Dawn of War III disconnects.
To improve your connection you can forward ports in your router for Dawn of War 3. Dawn of War 3 is currently only released on PC, so there is only a single list of ports to be forwarded.
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III - PC
- TCP: 27015-27030,27036-27037,50000-50010
- UDP: 4380,27000-27031,27036
If you are not sure what to do with the port numbers then we have guides to help you forward ports in your specific router for Dawn of War 3. Just click on the link below, choose your router from the list, and follow the guide.
If you want an even easier solution, we have a program in our Network Utilities software bundle that will automatically forward ports for you.