How to Open a Port in Your Router for Doom 3: BFG Edition

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Doom 3: BFG Edition is a First Person Shooter game published by Bethesda Softworks released in 2012.

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Doom 3: BFG Edition includes the following genres of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Doom 3: BFG Edition

When you are playing Doom 3: BFG Edition 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 on occasion 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

Most people use our Network Utilities software package to forward ports. It's the easiest way to forward ports when you need them and then close them when you do not. You can also do it by hand.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for Doom 3: BFG Edition

The ports that need to be forwarded for Doom 3: BFG Edition are as follows:

Doom 3: BFG Edition - Playstation 3

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

Doom 3: BFG Edition - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Doom 3: BFG Edition - PC

  • We do not know the PC ports for Doom 3: BFG Edition yet. If you know them please send us a message using our Message System.

Doom 3: BFG Edition - Steam

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

Doom 3: BFG Edition - Playstation 4

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

Doom 3: BFG Edition - Switch

  • TCP: 6667, 12400, 28910, 29900, 29901, 29920
  • UDP: 1-65535

Doom 3: BFG Edition - 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 Doom 3: BFG Edition 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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