How to Port Forward Sonic the Hedgehog

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

Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) is a Platformer, Action, and Adventure game published by Sega released in 2006.

Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) is considered a platform style of game, or simply a platformer. Platformer games are action games where the players reflexes are put to the test while jumping a character from platform to platform, usually in a side view. Super Mario Bros. and Donkey Kong are popular, classic platformer games.

Forward Ports for Sonic the Hedgehog (2006)

When you are playing Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) 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:

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

The fastest way to forward a port is to use our Network Utilities suite of tools. With our software you can quickly and easily turn your port forwards on and off for multiple programs at any time. Or just keep reading to learn how to do it by hand.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Ports To Forward for Sonic the Hedgehog (2006)

The necessary ports that need to be forwarded for Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) are as follows:

Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) - Playstation 3

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

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) 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.

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