If you play multiplayer Far Cry 3, you’ve probably experienced connection problems from time to time. Losing your connection just as you are about to take that crucial shot is not only annoying: it can also cost you your game.
One way to make your connection more stable is to use port forwarding for Far Cry 3. Forwarding the ports that Far Cry 3 uses gives you a more direct connection to the server you are playing on. It’s also pretty easy to forward your ports, and below we’ll show you how to do that.
Far Cry 3 uses specific ports when you connect to a multiplayer server. To forward these ports, you need to know which ones they are. That’s why we’ve pulled together a list for you:
Now you know which ports Far Cry 3 uses, you need to forward them. Doing that is easy. Essentially, you need to log into your router, and let it know which ports it should forward. Here’s a step by step guide to doing that for most routers.
To start with, you are going to need a few pieces of information:
Once you have all of this info, you can quickly forward your ports. If you don’t know how to get this information, though, read our guide on How to Forward Ports on your Router for Online Games, where we explain how to get all of this information.
The process for forwarding a port is generally:
PureVPN now offers a port forwarding add-on. This is a small app that automates the process of forwarding your ports for Far Cry 3, or any other game.
Our add-on basically does the above process for you, so you can forward the ports for Far Cry 3 with just a few clicks. You also don’t have to enter any information: the add-on will take care of that for you.
PureVPN’s port forwarding add-on also has a number of other benefits that can improve your online gaming experience: