How To Port Forward Fallout 3

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July 18, 2017 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Fallout 3 is an Action and Role-Playing game published by Bethesda Softworks released in 2008.

Fallout 3 game art showing player wearing a gas mask and armor.
Fallout 3 game art showing player wearing a gas mask and armor.

Ports Required for Fallout 3

The connection ports for Fallout 3 are as follows:

Fallout 3 - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Fallout 3 - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 3478-3480, 5223, 8080
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3658

Fallout 3 - PC

  • We do not know the PC ports for Fallout 3 yet. If you know them please send us a message using our Message System.

Fallout 3 - Steam

  • TCP: 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 27015, 27031-27036

We have guides that are custom tailored for Fallout 3 that will show you the required ports that need to be forwarded.

Fallout 3 has the following genres of gameplay.

How to Port Forward Fallout 3

When you are playing Fallout 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 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

The easiest 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:

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