Creating a Port Forward in Your Router for Rust: Console Edition

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May 18, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Rust: Console Edition is Double Eleven's Open-World, Action, Adventure, Survival, Simulation, Role-Playing, and MMO game released in 2021.

Rust: Console Edition game art showing player holding a weapon and wearing a helmet.
Rust: Console Edition game art showing player holding a weapon and wearing a helmet.

Rust: Console Edition has the following styles of play.

Port Forward Rust: Console Edition

When you are playing Rust: Console Edition 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 find 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

The easiest way to do this is to use Network Utilities. Network Utilities can forward your ports in just a few clicks, and close them back down when you are done just as easily. You can also do it the manual way.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for Rust: Console Edition

The necessary ports for Rust: Console Edition are as follows:

Rust: Console Edition - Xbox One

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

Rust: Console Edition - Playstation 4

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

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

That's all it takes to get your ports open. Don't forget to check out our growing list of games and programs.

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