Set Up Street Fighter V Port Forwarding In A Few Simple Steps
Street Fighter V is a fighting game developed and published by Capcom and Dimps. It follows a similar in-game user-interface like previous Street Fighter games with side-scrolling gameplay. There are some notable additions to the overall combat style. Most notable is the “V-gauge.” It builds up as the player defends against attacks and allows for rare finishers. While the story mode and the downloadable content is good enough to keep you occupied, it’s the game’s online battle arena that is its most significant selling point. You can choose from up to 16 unique fighters and challenge players from around the world. With Street Fighter V port forwarding, you can get an edge over the rest of the competition. How? Read on to learn more:
Getting Started With Port Forwarding
In the simplest of terms, port forwarding creates a direct connection between you and any other player you want to play online. It doesn’t matter if you have a Netgear router or an Asus one. All routers screen incoming connections unless you direct them to connect to a specific device at the end of the connection. Follow the steps below, and you can set the connection to connect directly to your PC/gaming console. You can expect better ping time, a stabler connection, and a much better gaming experience as a result:
Things To Know Beforehand
Here are all the things and info you need before you can initiate Street Fighter V port forwarding:
- Your router’s IP Address
- Your PC/Gaming console’s IP Address (Read our PS4 and Xbox One port forwarding guides to learn how to find these out)
- The TCP/UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
How To Find Your Router’s IP Address
Finding your router’s IP address takes a matter of minutes. Here’s how:
- Open Command Prompt.
- Type in ipconfig.
- You’ll see your router’s IP Address next to Default Gateway.
Street Fighter Port Forwarding – Step-by-Step
The process of forwarding your ports is straightforward. All you need to know are the correct IP addresses and where to put them. Here’s the entire process:
- Log in to your router via any web browser.
- Find the Port Forwarding section.
- Add the IP address of your PC or gaming console in the relevant box.
- Insert the TCP and UDP ports for the game in the matching boxes. (Scroll down to find out which ports to use).
- Reboot your router for these changes to take effect.
Which Ports To Use
Forward these ports for your PC/gaming console:
Protocol TCP: 80, 443, 1935, 3478-3480
Protocol UDP: 3478-3479
Protocol TCP: 27014-27050
Protocol UDP: 3478, 4379-4380, 27000-27031, 27036