How to Port Forward Socom 3

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Socom 3 is Sony Computer Entertainment's Third-Person, Shooter, and Tactical game released in 2005.

Socom 3 offers the following genres of gameplay.

How to Port Forward Socom 3

When you are playing Socom 3 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:

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

Quickly get your ports forwarded using Network Utilities. Then when you are done you can just as easily close your ports back down to keep your network as secure as possible. You can also do it manually.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for Socom 3

The necessary ports that need to be forwarded for Socom 3 are as follows:

Socom 3 - PC

  • TCP: 80, 10070-10080
  • UDP: 6000-7000, 10070, 50000

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

When you are done following those steps your ports will be forwarded. Be sure to check out our full list of games and programs that can be forwarded.

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