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How to Create a Port Forward in Your Router for The Beatles: Rock Band

The Beatles: Rock Band is MTV Games, Electronic Arts's Music game with a release date in 2009.

The Beatles: Rock Band is a music style video game. In a music style of video game the gameplay focuses on playing musical instruments. Some music games like Rockband use instruments and microphones, while others like Rocksmith teach you how to play your own instrument with a special adapter cable. Other music style games employ trivia, memory, or focus on the experience of listening to the music.

Port Forward The Beatles: Rock Band

When you are playing The Beatles: Rock Band 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:

  • The IP address of your router.
  • Your gaming machine's IP address.
  • The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.

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

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

  • Start by logging in to your router.
  • Locate your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the applicable box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the matching boxes in your router.
  • Intermittently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Which Ports Does The Beatles: Rock Band Require

The ports for The Beatles: Rock Band are as follows:

The Beatles: Rock Band - Playstation 3

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

The Beatles: Rock Band - Wii

  • TCP: 6667,12400,28910,29900,29901,29920
  • UDP: 1-65535

The Beatles: Rock Band - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88,3074

We have guides that are custom tailored for The Beatles: Rock Band that will show you the network ports.

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.

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer is an owner and programmer for PortForward. You can find more of his articles in the Games and Applications section of our site.