How to Port Forward Saints Row: The Third in Your Router
Saints Row: The Third includes the following genres of gameplay.
- Action games are fast paced and tend to put the player in the middle of the action, requiring you to jump over obstacles, climb ladders, and shoot things.
- Adventure games are very heavily story driven. You are usually the main character and are the one who discovers the true plot as the game progresses.
- In a third person game you typically run around looking over the shoulder of the main character. They are frequently shooters like Gears of War or platformers like Tomb Raider or Assassins Creed.
- 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.
Forward Ports for Saints Row: The Third
When you are playing Saints Row: The Third 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 on occasion 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:
- Your router's IP address.
- 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 to forward.
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:
- Login to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the corresponding boxes in your router.
- Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.
Ports Required for Saints Row: The Third
The ports for Saints Row: The Third are as follows:
Saints Row: The Third - Xbox 360
- TCP: 3074
- UDP: 88,3074
Saints Row: The Third - Playstation 3
- TCP: 3478-3480,5223,8080
- UDP: 3074,3478-3479,3658
Saints Row: The Third - PC
- TCP: 4200
- UDP: 4200
Saints Row: The Third - Steam
- TCP: 4200,27015-27030,27036-27037
- UDP: 4200,4380,27000-27031,27036
Saints Row: The Third - 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 Saints Row: The Third simply follow one of these links:
- Saints Row: The Third - Xbox 360
- Saints Row: The Third - Playstation 3
- Saints Row: The Third - PC
- Saints Row: The Third - Steam
- Saints Row: The Third - Switch
That's all it takes to open your ports. Want to learn how to create more port forwards? Check out our list of games and applications.