Forwarding Ports in Your Router for Payday 3

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October 05, 2020 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Payday 3 is a First-Person, Action, Strategy, Stealth, and Shooter game published by Prime Matter, Starbreeze Studios, Koch Media released in 2023.

Payday 3 criminals wearing clown masks and standing on top of a building near a helicopter.
Payday 3 criminals wearing clown masks and standing on top of a building near a helicopter.

Ports Required for Payday 3

The ports that need to be forwarded for Payday 3 are as follows:

Payday 3 - Steam

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

Payday 3 - Playstation 5

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

Payday 3 - Xbox Series X

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500

We have guides that are custom tailored for Payday 3 that will show you the incoming connection ports.

When you play Payday 3 you will enjoy the following styles of play.

How to Port Forward Payday 3

When you are playing Payday 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 find 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

An easy way to do this is use our Network Utilities software. It can open your ports with just a few clicks. Then when you are done you can just was quickly close your ports again. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is generally:

That's all it takes to forward your ports. Have more games that need a boost? Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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