How to Port Forward Doom 3

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

Doom 3 is Activision's First Person Shooter game released in 2004.

Doom 3 has the following styles of gameplay.

How to Port Forward Doom 3

When you are playing Doom 3 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 click the links to get to your router's IP Address

The easiest way to navigate to 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 do this is to use Network Utilities. Network Utilities can forward your ports in just a few clicks, and close them back down when you are done just as easily. You can also do it the manual way.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Doom 3 Require

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

Doom 3 - PC

  • TCP: 27650, 27666
  • UDP: 27650, 27666

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Doom 3 simply follow one of these links:

That's all it takes to get your ports open. Don't forget to check out our growing list of games and programs.

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