Network Utilities

How to Open a Port in Your Router for Serious Sam 3: BFE

Serious Sam 3: BFE is Devolver Digital's First Person Shooter game with a release date in 2011.

Serious Sam 3: BFE offers the following genres of gameplay.

  • 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.
  • 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.

Port Forward Serious Sam 3: BFE

When you are playing Serious Sam 3: BFE 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 intermittently 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.
  • Your gaming machine's IP address.
  • The TCP and UDP ports to forward.

How to locate 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

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 general process for forwarding a port is:

  • 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 appropriate box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the matching boxes in your router.
  • Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Ports To Forward for Serious Sam 3: BFE

The ports for Serious Sam 3: BFE are as follows:

Serious Sam 3: BFE - Steam

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

Serious Sam 3: BFE - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88,3074

Serious Sam 3: BFE - Playstation 3

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

Serious Sam 3: BFE - Playstation 4

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

Serious Sam 3: BFE - Xbox One

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for Serious Sam 3: BFE that will show you the ports that need to be forwarded in your router.

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

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.