Creating a Port Forward in Your Router for State of Decay 3

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July 24, 2020 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

State of Decay 3 is an Open-World, Action, Survival, Simulation, and Strategy game published by Xbox Game Studios with a currently unknown release date.


When you play State of Decay 3 you will experience the following styles of play.

Port Forward State of Decay 3

When you are playing State of Decay 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 sometimes 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

Most people use our Network Utilities software package to forward ports. It's the easiest way to forward ports when you need them and then close them when you do not. You can also do it by hand.

The general process for forwarding a port is:

Ports To Forward for State of Decay 3

The ports that need to be forwarded for State of Decay 3 are as follows:

State of Decay 3 - PC

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

State of Decay 3 - Xbox Series X

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

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and State of Decay 3 simply follow one of these links:

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

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