How to Forward Ports in Your Router for The Surge

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

The Surge is Focus Home Interactive's Action, Role-Playing, Adventure, Third-Person, Open-World, and Hack & Slash game released in 2017.

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When you play The Surge you will enjoy the following styles of play.

Port Forward The Surge

When you are playing The Surge 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 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

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 usual process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for The Surge

The ports for The Surge are as follows:

The Surge - PC

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The Surge - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479

The Surge - Xbox One

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

The Surge - Steam

  • TCP: 27015-27030, 27036-27037
  • UDP: 4380, 27000-27031, 27036

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

That's all it takes to forward your ports. Have more games that need a boost? Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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