How To Open Ports in Your Router for Starfield

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June 14, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Starfield is an Open-World, Adventure, and Role-Playing game published by Bethesda Softworks released in 2021.

Starfield characters gazing into space.
Starfield characters gazing into space.

Starfield offers the following genres of gameplay.

Port Forward Starfield

When you are playing Starfield 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 frequently 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 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

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 process for forwarding a port is generally:

Which Ports Does Starfield Require

The ports that need to be forwarded for Starfield are as follows:

Starfield - Xbox Series X

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

Starfield - PC

  • We do not know the PC ports for Starfield yet. If you know them please send us a message using our Message System.

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Starfield simply follow one of these links:

After that you're done - your ports should be open. Wait, there's more... Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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