How to Port Forward Soulcalibur V

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

SoulCalibur V is Namco Bandai Games's Fighting game released in 2012.

Since SoulCalibur V 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 SoulCalibur V

When you are playing SoulCalibur V 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 navigate to 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

An easy way to do this is use our Network Utilities software. It can open your ports with just a few clicks. Then when you are done you can just was quickly close your ports again. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

Ports Required for SoulCalibur V

The necessary ports that need to be forwarded for SoulCalibur V are as follows:

SoulCalibur V - Playstation 3

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

SoulCalibur V - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

We have guides that are custom tailored for SoulCalibur V that will show you the ports.

That should be all you have to do to forward your ports. Check our growing list of games and applications for more port forwarding guides.

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