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, and Role-Playing game published by Trendy Entertainment released in 2011.

Dungeon Defenders includes the following genres of gameplay.

Forward Ports for 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 frequently 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 find 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

To easily and quickly get your ports forwarded use the Network Utilities software. Network Utilities allows you to forward ports only when you need them, and then close them again when you are done. This makes keeping your network more secure much easier. You can also do it by hand.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for Dungeon Defenders

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Dungeon Defenders are as follows:

Dungeon Defenders - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 3074

Dungeon Defenders - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 5223
  • UDP: 5223, 3478-3479, 3658

We have guides that are custom tailored for Dungeon Defenders that will show you the necessary ports.

That's all it takes to open your ports. Want to learn how to create more port forwards? Check out our list of games and applications.

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