How to Port Forward Quake 4

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Quake 4 is a First-Person, Shooter, and Action game published by Activision, Bethesda Softworks released in 2005.

Quake 4 logo in green on a yellow and green background.
Quake 4 logo in green on a yellow and green background.

Ports To Forward for Quake 4

The exact ports for Quake 4 are as follows:

Quake 4 - PC

  • TCP: 27650
  • UDP: 27650

Quake 4 - Steam

  • TCP: 27015, 27036, 27650
  • UDP: 27015, 27031-27036, 27650

Quake 4 - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

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

Quake 4 includes the following styles of play.

Port Forward Quake 4

When you are playing Quake 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

Use our Network Utilities for a quick way to get your ports forwarded. Network utilities makes it easy to enable and disable your port forwards to keep your network security as tight as possible. You can also do it by hand by following these steps.

The general 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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