How to Port Forward Gears of War 3

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

Gears of War 3 is Microsoft Studios's Shooter, Third-Person, and Action game with a release date in 2011.

Gears of War 3 includes the following genres of gameplay.

Port Forward Gears of War 3

When you are playing Gears of War 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 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

The fastest way to forward a port is to use our Network Utilities suite of tools. With our software you can quickly and easily turn your port forwards on and off for multiple programs at any time. Or just keep reading to learn how to do it by hand.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for Gears of War 3

The necessary ports that need to be forwarded for Gears of War 3 are as follows:

Gears of War 3 - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Gears of War 3 simply follow one of these links:

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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