How to Create a Port Forward in Your Router for Xfire Directplay 8

Thumbnail image of Port Forward Staff
Port Forward Staff
July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The following ports need to be forwarded for Xfire Directplay 8:

Xfire Directplay 8 - PC

  • TCP: 2302-2400, 6073
  • UDP: 2302-2400, 6073

Setting Up a Port Forward for Xfire Directplay 8

When you use Xfire Directplay 8 you may need to forward ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to Xfire Directplay 8.

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:

Find Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.

How To Forward Ports for Xfire Directplay 8

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The normal process for forwarding a port is:

You probably will need to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for Xfire Directplay 8:

List of Routers - Customized for Xfire Directplay 8

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for Xfire Directplay 8.

More From Port Forward