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How to Port Forward WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2008

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 is a Fighting and Sports game published by THQ released in 2007.

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 includes the following styles of play.

  • In a fighting style game you typically face off against your opponent in a side view and perform a series of moves such as punches and kicks in order to knock your opponent down or out of the ring.
  • Sports games simulate a variety of sports including football, baseball, basketball, track and field, and combat sports. They tend to be very competitive. Some are realistically modeled after their real world counterparts while others are satirical with a stronger emphasis on entertainment. Many sports games feature players from the real world in them.

How to Port Forward WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008

When you are playing WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 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:

  • The IP address of your router.
  • Your gaming machine's IP address.
  • The TCP and UDP ports to forward.

How to navigate to 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 do this is to use Network Utilities. Network Utilities can forward your ports in just a few clicks, and close them back down when you are done just as easily. You can also do it the manual way.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

  • Login to your router.
  • Locate your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the correct box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the corresponding boxes in your router.
  • Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Ports Required for WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 are as follows:

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88,3074

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 3478-3480,5223,8080
  • UDP: 3074,3478-3479,3658

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 simply follow one of these links:

After following those steps your ports should be forwarded. Head to our applications and games list for more port forwarding guides.

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer is an owner and programmer for PortForward. You can find more of his articles in the Games and Applications section of our site.