Port Forwarding on Your Router for Earth Defense Force 5

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

Earth Defense Force 5 is D3 Publisher's Third-Person, Action, and Shooter game released in 2017.

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Earth Defense Force 5 offers the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward Earth Defense Force 5

When you are playing Earth Defense Force 5 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 find 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

Quickly get your ports forwarded using Network Utilities. Then when you are done you can just as easily close your ports back down to keep your network as secure as possible. You can also do it manually.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Earth Defense Force 5 Require

The connection ports for Earth Defense Force 5 are as follows:

Earth Defense Force 5 - Playstation 4

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

Earth Defense Force 5 - Steam

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for Earth Defense Force 5 that will show you the ports that need to be forwarded in your router.

That should be all you have to do to forward your ports. Check our growing list of games and applications for more port forwarding guides.

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