How to Open Ports for Call of Duty: World at War Using Port Forwarding

Call of Duty: World at War is super popular, but with so many people playing at once, you can sometimes experience connection problems.

Luckily, there is a pretty easy way around that. Enabling port forwarding for Call of Duty: World at War will improve the stability of your connection, and make the game perform better. In this guide, we’ll show you how to do that.

Ports Needed To Run Call of Duty: World at War

To forward your ports, you need to know which ports Call of Duty: World at War uses. Here they are:

Ports to Forward on PC - Windows

TCP: 28960
UDP: 3074,28960

Ports to Forward on - Playstation 3

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

Ports to Forward on - Xbox 360

TCP: 3074
UDP: 88,3074
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How to Enable Call of Duty: World at War Port Forwarding

To forward your ports for Call of Duty: World at War or any other game, you need to log into your router. but it will also ask you for a few other details.

So, before you begin, make sure you have the following:

  • Your router’s IP address
  • The IP address of your PC or console
  • The ports for Call of Duty: World at War. We’ve put those in the list above

Now we’re ready to forward the ports. The steps to do that are these:


The process for forwarding a port is generally:

  • Open up a web browser on your console or PC, and put your router’s IP address in the address bar.
  • Hit enter, and you should see your router’s settings menu
  • In this menu, somewhere there will be options for port forwarding
  • Once you find them, you’ll need to enter some details
  • Paste your router’s IP address into the right box
  • And then copy your PC or console’s IP address into the other box
  • Next, put in the ports for Call of Duty: World at War. You can copy those from the list above
  • To finish, restart your router, and your ports will be forwarded

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That means you can just get on and play Call of Duty: World at War.

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Benefits of Using PureVPN Port Forwarding Add-On

There are also several other benefits to using the PureVPN port forwarding add-on.

    • First up, it works with loads of different devices, so you can forward your ports from your phone or tablet
    • Port forwarding improves P2P download speeds, as well, so torrenting will be faster
    • Finally, the add-on can also be used to configure CGNAT (Carrier Grade Network Address Translation)
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