How to Port Forward in Your Router for War Thunder

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October 10, 2019 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

War Thunder is Gaijin Entertainment's Action, MMO, Flight, and Simulation game with a release date in 2016.

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War Thunder offers the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for War Thunder

When you are playing War Thunder 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 frequently 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

Don't have time? Use our Network Utilities software. It's the easiest way to both open and close ports in your router. Of you can do it manually if you want.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Ports To Forward for War Thunder

The specific incoming ports for War Thunder are as follows:

War Thunder - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480, 5222, 6881, 7800-7802, 7850-7854, 8090, 20443, 27022-27042, 33333
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3480, 20010-24500

War Thunder - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074, 5222, 6881, 7800-7802, 7850-7854, 8090, 20443, 27022-27042, 33333
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3478-3480, 3544, 4500, 20010-24500

War Thunder - PC

  • TCP: 5222, 6881, 7800-7802, 7850-7854, 8090, 20443, 27022-27042, 33333
  • UDP: 3478-3480, 20010-24500

War Thunder - Steam

  • TCP: 5222, 6881, 7800-7802, 7850-7854, 8090, 20443, 27015-27042, 33333
  • UDP: 3478-3480, 4380, 20010-24500, 27000-27031, 27036

War Thunder - Xbox Series X

  • TCP: 3074, 5222, 6881, 7800-7802, 7850-7854, 8090, 20443, 27022-27042, 33333
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3478-3480, 3544, 4500, 20010-24500

War Thunder - Playstation 5

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480, 5222, 6881, 7800-7802, 7850-7854, 8090, 20443, 27022-27042, 33333
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3480, 20010-24500

We have guides that are custom tailored for War Thunder that will show you the ports.

After that you're done - your ports should be open. Wait, there's more... Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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