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How to Port Forward Geometry Wars Retro Evolved

Geometry Wars Retro Evolved is Microsoft Game Studios's Shooter game with a release date in 2003.

Since Geometry Wars Retro Evolved is a shooter you can expect fast paced action that challenges your reflexes while playing it. Shooter style games are almost always a very fast action style game that is based on testing the players reaction time. Most of the time the player has their weapon held out on screen that is the primary means of targeting other players and enemies. Single player shooters usually have a short story mode based on finding ammo and guns, while multiplayer shooters might have some amount of player advancement over time. Halo and Call of Duty are popular shooters.

Forward Ports for Geometry Wars Retro Evolved

When you are playing Geometry Wars Retro Evolved 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 sometimes 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:

  • The IP address of your router.
  • Your gaming machine's IP address.
  • A list of TCP and UDP ports to forward.

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

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

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

  • Start by logging in to your router.
  • Find your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the appropriate box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the matching boxes in your router.
  • Sometimes you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Ports Required for Geometry Wars Retro Evolved

The required ports that need to be forwarded for Geometry Wars Retro Evolved are as follows:

Geometry Wars Retro Evolved - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 3074

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Geometry Wars Retro Evolved 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.

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer is an owner and programmer for PortForward. You can find more of his articles in the Games and Applications section of our site.