How to Port Forward Dungeon Defenders

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

Dungeon Defenders is a Real-Time, Strategy, Action, Role-Playing, and Third-Person game published by Trendy Entertainment, D3Publisher of America, Reverb Communications released in 2011.


Ports Required for Dungeon Defenders

The incoming connection ports for Dungeon Defenders are as follows:

Dungeon Defenders - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Dungeon Defenders - Playstation 3

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

Dungeon Defenders - Steam

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

Dungeon Defenders - PC

  • TCP:
  • UDP: 8871

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Dungeon Defenders has the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward Dungeon Defenders

When you are playing Dungeon Defenders 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

Don't have time? Use our Network Utilities software. It's the easiest way to both open and close ports in your router. Of you can do it manually if you want.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

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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