Network Utilities

Forwarding Ports in Your Router for Samurai Shodown

Samurai Shodown is SNK, HAMSTER Corporation's Fighting game with a release date in 2007.

Since Samurai Shodown is a fighting style of game you can expect fast paced, side view, player vs. player fighting action. Like Moral Kombat, Tekken, or Dead or Alive, most fighting games are in an arena with 3d style graphics and really rely on the players reflexes.

Port Forward Samurai Shodown

When you are playing Samurai Shodown 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 frequently 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 network router.
  • Your gaming machine's IP address.
  • The 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

Don't have time? Use our Network Utilities software. It's the fastest 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 usually:

  • Start by logging in to your router.
  • Locate your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the appropriate box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the matching boxes in your router.
  • On occasion you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Ports Required for Samurai Shodown

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Samurai Shodown are as follows:

Samurai Shodown - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 3478-3480,5223,8080
  • UDP: 3074,3478-3479,3658

Samurai Shodown - Playstation 4

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

Samurai Shodown - Switch

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

Samurai Shodown - Wii

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

Samurai Shodown - 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 Samurai Shodown simply follow one of these links:

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

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.