How to Port Forward Gears of War

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

Gears of War is Microsoft Game Studios's Shooter, Third-Person, and Action game with a release date in 2006.

When you play Gears of War you will experience the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for Gears of War

When you are playing Gears of War 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 fastest 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 generally:

Ports Required for Gears of War

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

Gears of War - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Gears of War - PC

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

We have guides that are custom tailored for Gears of War that will show you the specific incoming ports.

When you are done following those steps your ports will be forwarded. Be sure to check out our full list of games and programs that can be forwarded.

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