How to Port Forward Pikmin 4 in Your Router

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September 14, 2022 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Pikmin 4 is a Real-Time, Strategy, Puzzle, and Adventure game published by Nintendo released in 2023.

Pikmin 4 game cover artwork
Pikmin 4 game cover artwork

Ports Required for Pikmin 4

The network ports for Pikmin 4 are as follows:

Pikmin 4 - Switch

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

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Pikmin 4 simply follow one of these links:

Pikmin 4 has the following styles of play.

Port Forward Pikmin 4

When you are playing Pikmin 4 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 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 easiest 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:

After that your ports should be open. Check out our full game and application list for more port forwarding guides.

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