How to Port Forward Dear Esther in Your Router

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Dear Esther is a First-Person, Adventure, and Simulation game published by The Chinese Room, Curve Digital, Secret Mode released in 2012.

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Which Ports Does Dear Esther Require

The required incoming ports for Dear Esther are as follows:

Dear Esther - Steam

  • TCP: 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 27015, 27031-27036

Dear Esther - PC

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Dear Esther - Playstation 4

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

Dear Esther - Xbox One

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

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Dear Esther simply follow one of these links:

Dear Esther has the following styles of gameplay.

Port Forward Dear Esther

When you are playing Dear Esther 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 intermittently 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 locate 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

Our Network Utilities software makes port forwarding a breeze. You can be done in just a few minutes.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

After that you're done - your ports should be open. Wait, there's more... Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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