How to Forward Ports in Your Router for World War Z

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May 15, 2019 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

World War Z is an Action, Shooter, Third-Person, and Survival game published by Focus Home Interactive, Mad Dog Games, Saber Interactive released in 2019.

World War Z game art showing players fighting to get take control of a building.
World War Z game art showing players fighting to get take control of a building.

World War Z has the following styles of play.

Port Forward World War Z

When you are playing World War Z 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

Quickly get your ports forwarded using Network Utilities. Then when you are done you can just as easily close your ports back down to keep your network as secure as possible. You can also do it manually.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Ports To Forward for World War Z

The necessary ports for World War Z are as follows:

World War Z - PC

  • TCP: 11700-11710
  • UDP: 48800-49000

World War Z - Steam

  • TCP: 11700-11710, 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 27015, 27031-27036, 48800-49000

World War Z - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 3478-3480, 11700-11710
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 48800-49000

World War Z - Switch

  • TCP: 6667, 11700-11710, 12400, 28910, 29900-29901, 29920
  • UDP: 1024-65535

World War Z - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074, 11700-11710
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500, 48800-49000

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and World War Z 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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