How to Port Forward Forza Motorsport 3

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

Forza Motorsport 3 is a Driving/Racing and Simulation game published by Microsoft Game Studios released in 2009.

Forza Motorsport 3 is a driving / racing style of game. Most driving / racing games are some sort of competition, and can be on land, sea, air, or outer space. In some racing games the is either 1st person in the cockpit or 3rd person such as a chase cam, while other games allow you to switch freely between the two views. Racing games are considered sports games.

How to Port Forward Forza Motorsport 3

When you are playing Forza Motorsport 3 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 find your router's IP Address

The easiest way to navigate to 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

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

Ports To Forward for Forza Motorsport 3

The ports that need to be forwarded in your router that need to be forwarded for Forza Motorsport 3 are as follows:

Forza Motorsport 3 - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

We have guides that are custom tailored for Forza Motorsport 3 that will show you the specific ports.

That's all it takes to forward your ports. Have more games that need a boost? Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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