Age of Empires III is one of our favorite games, and the multiplayer modes are our favorite part of Age of Empires III. The only problem is that sometimes the connection to the game servers can be slow, buggy, or simply unreliable. You’ve probably had the same experience, and are wondering how to improve your connection.
There are various ways to fix it, but one of the easiest is to forward your ports for Age of Empires III. Enabling port forwarding will make your connection to the game servers more direct, more stable, and faster. It’s also straightforward to do, as we’re about to show you.
First, you need to know which ports to forward for Age of Empires III. So we’ve made a list for you:
Next, you’ll need to tell your router to forward these ports. To do that, you will also need a few extra pieces of information.
Before you begin, find and make a note of the following details:
You might not know how to find this information, but don’t be embarrassed, we’ve got you covered. Just go to our guide on How to Forward Ports on your Router for Online Games, and you’ll find everything you need to enable port forwarding for Age of Empires III or any other game.
Now you’ve got this information, it’s time to forward the ports. There are a number of steps to doing this:
The process for forwarding a port is generally:
Forwarding your ports for Age of Empires III is even easier using the PureVPN port forwarding add-on. Using this tool, you can do the whole process above in just a few clicks. This makes enabling port forwarding super fast.
So whether you are playing Age of Empires III or any other game, give the add-on a chance. Trust us, you won’t regret it.
Our port forwarding add-on will make forwarding your ports for Age of Empires III or any other game easy, but it will also give you some other advantages: