Port Forwarding for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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September 24, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is Nintendo's Action, Adventure, Third-Person, and Open-World game released in 2017.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild artwork featuring Link overlooking Hyrule
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild artwork featuring Link overlooking Hyrule

Ports Required for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The ports for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild are as follows:

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Switch

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

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild simply follow one of these links:

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild includes the following styles of gameplay.

Forward Ports for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

When you are playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 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 find 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 generally:

That's all it takes to open your ports. Want to learn how to create more port forwards? Check out our list of games and applications.

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