Set Up Quake Champions Port Forwarding With This Guide
Quake Champions is a first-person shooter developed by id Software and released by Bethesda Software in 2017. The game has gone through several changes due to frequent updates since its release and is free-to-play since 2018. Within the game, the players have a rich variety of characters to choose from, each with a unique set of skills and abilities. The game’s fast-paced arena-based shooter style makes it an incredibly fun game to play with your friends and thousands of other players online. You’ll find that Quake Champions port forwarding can further elevate your fun. How does it do that, and how hard is it to set up? Learn more below.
Getting Started With Quake Champions Port Forwarding
Port forwarding is perfect for games like Quake Champions. It creates a direct connection between your gaming device and the other player online by giving your router a specific set of instructions: that is, to direct traffic to you when it comes from the game. As you can probably guess, this elevates your gaming experience by giving you better ping times and a stabler and faster data connection.
Things You’ll Need Beforehand
You need just three things beforehand. These are as follows:
- The router’s IP Address, which you’ll get three lines down.
- The PC/gaming console’s IP Address, which you can grab from our detailed PlayStation 4 and Xbox One port forwarding guides·
- A complete list of TCP and UDP ports to forward, which are listed in the very last section below
Find Out Your Router’s IP Address
You can find out the router’s IP Address in a few minutes. It’s easy and straightforward. Just follow these steps:
- Search for Command Prompt from the Windows search bar.
- In the Command Prompt window, type in “ipconfig/all”.
- Your router’s IP Address will be listed next to Default Gateway.
How To Forward Ports
Just follow these instructions below, and you’ll have port forwarding set up for use in a matter of minute:
- Open any web browser and log in to the router (To log in, enter the router’s IP Address in the browser’s address bar).
- Find the port forwarding section.
- Fill in the PC or gaming console’s IP Address in the relevant fields.
- Now, enter the TCP and UDP ports in their appropriate boxes.
- Save the settings and reboot the router for the changes to take effect.
Ports To Forward
Here are the ports you’ll need to forward:
Protocol TCP: 11700-11725
Protocol UDP: 48800-48900