How to Port Forward F.E.A.R.

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

F.E.A.R. is Vivendi Universal Games, Sierra Entertainment, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment's First Person Shooter game released in 2005.

F.E.A.R. includes the following styles of gameplay.

How to Port Forward F.E.A.R.

When you are playing F.E.A.R. 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

Our Network Utilities software makes port forwarding a breeze. You can be done in just a few minutes.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for F.E.A.R.

The specific incoming ports that need to be forwarded for F.E.A.R. are as follows:

F.E.A.R. - PC

  • TCP: 27888
  • UDP: 27888

F.E.A.R. - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

F.E.A.R. - Playstation 3

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for F.E.A.R. that will show you the exact ports.

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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