Create a Port Forward for Metal Dogs in your Router

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April 13, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Metal Dogs is an Action, Role-Playing, and Shooter game published by 24Frame, Kadokawa Games released in 2022.

Metal Dogs artwork featuring three dogs equipped for battle
Metal Dogs artwork featuring three dogs equipped for battle

Ports To Forward for Metal Dogs

The incoming connection ports for Metal Dogs are as follows:

Metal Dogs - Steam

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

Metal Dogs - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479

Metal Dogs - Switch

  • TCP: 6667, 12400, 28910, 29900, 29901, 29920
  • UDP: 1-65535

We have guides that are custom tailored for Metal Dogs that will show you the incoming ports that need to be forwarded.

Metal Dogs offers the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward Metal Dogs

When you are playing Metal Dogs 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:

How to locate your router's IP Address

The easiest way to find 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

To easily and quickly get your ports forwarded use the Network Utilities software. Network Utilities allows you to forward ports only when you need them, and then close them again when you are done. This makes keeping your network more secure much easier. You can also do it by hand.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

That should do it; your ports are now forwarded. Need something else forwarded? Check out our list of games and programs.

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