Metal Slug 3 is a classic game, and the multiplayer mode is enjoying a period of renewed popularity. Unfortunately, the game is also affected by some connection issues that can slow down it’s performance.
If you’ve noticed that as well, you might be wondering if there is a way to fix the problem. There is: enabling port forwarding for Metal Slug 3. In this guide we’ll show you how.
First of all, you’re going to need the ports you want to forward. Here are the ports used by Metal Slug 3:
To enable port forwarding for Metal Slug 3, we need to change the settings on our router.
Before we can do that, though, you’ll have to collect some pieces of information. So find and then make a note of the following:
If you don’t know how to find these details, don’t worry. We’ve put together a more detailed guide on How to Forward Ports on your Router for Online Games, and in there you’ll find detailed instructions on how to get all of this together.
Ready? Great. Now we can forward the ports. To do that:
The process for forwarding a port is generally:
The PureVPN port forwarding add-on lets you enable port forwarding for Metal Slug 3 in a few clicks, rather than going through menus and entering codes. If you forward your ports a lot, it’s going to save you a lot of time.
Not only is the add-on a faster way to forward your ports for Metal Slug 3 or any other game, it also has some other advantages: