How to Open Ports for Far Cry 4 Using Port Forwarding

Are you experiencing connection problems when playing Far Cry 4? We feel your pain. Your connection dropping out just as you are about to take a crucial shot is one of the most annoying things that can happen to a gamer, and can wreck the experience of online multiplayer games.

We’re here to help, though. One way to improve game performance is to use port forwarding for Far Cry 4. This gives your PC or console a more direct connection to the game’s servers, and can improve the reliability and speed of your connection.

Ports Needed To Run Far Cry 4

These are the ports that you need to forward to run Far Cry 4. Forwarding these ports will improve your game performance. Click on the button to automatically copy the ports.

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Ports to Forward on PC - Windows

TCP: 80, 443
UDP: 9000, 21120

Ports to Forward for Uplay Launcher

TCP: 80, 443, 13000, 13005, 13200, 14000, 14001, 14008
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How to Enable Far Cry 4 Port Forwarding

Enabling port forwarding for Far Cry 4 is pretty easy. You will need to log in to your router, and tell it which ports you want to forward. To make it even easier, though, we’ve put together a step-by-step guide on how to forward your ports.

First up, you’re going to need a few bits of information:

  • Your router’s IP address
  • The IP address of your PC, Playstation 4, or Xbox One
  • The TCP and UDP ports for Far Cry 4, which we’ve given to you above

Once you have all of these, we can get started. But if you can’t find them, head over to our guide on How to Forward Ports on your Router for Online Games for a more detailed explanation of how to get them.


The process for forwarding a port is generally:

  • Open a web browser, and put your router’s IP address in the search bar. This will bring up your router’s configuration settings
  • You should see a ‘port forwarding’ option in this menu. Every router is different, so have a look through all the options
  • Add your console or PC’s IP address in the box
  • Add the TCP and UDP Far Cry 4 ports
  • And then restart your router

PureVPN’s Port Forwarding Add-on

Easy & Secured Way to Open All Ports

The easy way to forward ports for Far Cry 4 or any other game is to use PureVPN’s port forwarding add-on.

Using this add-on, you can forward the ports for Far Cry 4, or any other game, with a few clicks, and you don’t have to enter any information.

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Benefits of Using PureVPN Port Forwarding Add-On

Our add-on also has some other benefits:

    • You can forward your ports from any device
    • It will boost the speed of your P2P downloads
    • You can also configure CGNAT (Carrier Grade Network Address Translation) from the same add-on
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