Opening Ports for FIFA 21 using Your Router

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July 22, 2020 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

FIFA 21 is a Sports and Simulation game published by Electronic Arts released in 2020.

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When you play FIFA 21 you will experience the following styles of play.

Port Forward FIFA 21

When you are playing FIFA 21 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 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 usually:

Ports Required for FIFA 21

The necessary ports for FIFA 21 are as follows:

FIFA 21 - PC

  • TCP: 3569, 8080, 9946, 9988, 10000-20000, 42124
  • UDP: 3659, 9000-9999

FIFA 21 - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480, 3659, 10000-10099, 42127
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3659, 6000

FIFA 21 - Steam

  • TCP: 3569, 8080, 9946, 9988, 10000-20000, 27015-27030, 27036-27037, 42124
  • UDP: 3659, 4380, 9000-9999, 27000-27031, 27036

FIFA 21 - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074, 3659
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 3659, 4500

FIFA 21 - Xbox Series X

  • TCP: 3074, 3659
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 3659, 4500

FIFA 21 - Playstation 5

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480, 3659, 10000-10099, 42127
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3659, 6000

FIFA 21 - Switch

  • TCP: 6667, 12400, 28910, 29900, 29901, 29920
  • UDP: 1-65535

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and FIFA 21 simply follow one of these links:

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