Forward Ports on Your Router for Total War: Arena

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Total War: Arena is, Sega's Real-Time, Tactical, and MMO game with a release date in 2018.

When you play Total War: Arena you will enjoy the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for Total War: Arena

When you are playing Total War: Arena 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

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 process for forwarding a port is generally:

Ports Required for Total War: Arena

The specific ports for Total War: Arena are as follows:

Total War: Arena - PC

  • TCP: 5222, 55511
  • UDP: 55563

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

That should do it; your ports are now forwarded. Need something else forwarded? Check out our list of games and programs.

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