Network Utilities

How to Port Forward Samurai Warriors 4: Empires in Your Router

Samurai Warriors 4: Empires is Koei Tecmo's Action and Hack & Slash game with a release date in 2015.

Samurai Warriors 4: Empires includes the following styles of gameplay.

  • Action games are usually a bit faster than other games and require quick reflexes. You frequently jump platforms, shoot enemy mobs, climb ladders, and
  • Hack-and-slash style games heavily emphasize combat. They generally involve slaying lots of waves of creatures.

Forward Ports for Samurai Warriors 4: Empires

When you are playing Samurai Warriors 4: Empires 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 network router.
  • The IP address of the device that the game will play on: either your computer or your console.
  • The TCP and UDP ports to forward.

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 normal process for forwarding a port is:

  • Login to your router.
  • Locate your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the correct box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the corresponding boxes in your router.
  • Intermittently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Ports Required for Samurai Warriors 4: Empires

The required incoming ports for Samurai Warriors 4: Empires are as follows:

Samurai Warriors 4: Empires - Playstation 3

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

Samurai Warriors 4: Empires - Playstation 4

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for Samurai Warriors 4: Empires that will show you the network ports.

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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.