Network Utilities

Creating a Port Forward in Your Router for RICO

RICO is a First-Person, Action, and Shooter game published by Rising Star Games released in 2019.

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RICO offers the following styles of play.

  • In a first person style game the main viewpoint is from the player looking forward. This can be either a first person shooter or a first person driving game.
  • Games that are considered action are all about centering the player in the middle of an evolving situation.
  • In a shooter the player must have a very fast reaction time. Usually there i a weapon held out in front of the player that is used to target other players or enemies. They can be either single player or multiplayer. The single player versions usually have a short storyline with minor RPG elements. Call of Duty and Battlefield are some very popular examples.

How to Port Forward RICO

When you are playing RICO 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:

  • The IP address of your router.
  • The IP address of the device that the game will play on: either your computer or your console.
  • A list of TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.

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 fastest 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 process for forwarding a port is usually:

  • Open a web browser and navigate to your router's IP address.
  • Locate your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the applicable box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the matching boxes in your router.
  • Intermittently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Which Ports Does RICO Require

The incoming connection ports for RICO are as follows:

RICO - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935,3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074,3478-3479

RICO - Steam

  • TCP: 27015-27030,27036-27037
  • UDP: 4380,27000-27031,27036

RICO - Switch

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

RICO - Xbox One

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

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

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Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer is an owner and programmer for PortForward. You can find more of his articles in the Games and Applications section of our site.