How to Open Ports for Resident Evil 5 Using Port Forwarding

Resident Evil 5 is super scary. It can also be super annoying to play it online if you have an unstable connection to the game’s servers.

Enabling port forwarding for Resident Evil 5 will help with that problem. In this guide, we’ll show you how to forward your ports for Resident Evil 5, and improve game performance.

Ports Needed To Run Resident Evil 5

To enable port forwarding, you need to know which ports to forward. Here are the ports for Resident Evil 5:

Ports to Forward on PC - Windows

TCP: 3074, 27015-27030, 27036-27037
UDP: 88, 3074, 4380, 27000-27031, 27036

Ports to Forward on - Playstation 4

TCP: 1935, 3478-3480
UDP: 3074, 3478-3479

Ports to Forward on - Xbox One

TCP: 3074
UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500
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How to Enable Resident Evil 5 Port Forwarding

Now we are almost ready to forward the ports. But first, you’re going to need some key details

Before we start, collect this information about your setup:

  • Your router’s IP address
  • The IP address of your PC or console
  • The ports for Resident Evil 5. You can copy them from this page.

Now we can actually forward the ports. We do this from the router. So:


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.
  • Go to this address, and you’ll see your router’s settings.
  • Find the port forwarding options, and you’ll be asked for the details you collected.
  • Paste your router’s IP address into the right box
  • And then copy your PC or console’s IP address into the other box
  • Finally, you need to tell your router which ports to forward for Resident Evil 5, so paste those into the correct box
  • Your router will need to restart to apply the settings, so do that

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This means you can enable port forwarding for Resident Evil 5 quickly and easily, and don’t have to mess around in your router’s settings menu.

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Benefits of Using PureVPN Port Forwarding Add-On

We’ve made the port forwarding add-on so it also gives you a number of other great benefits:

    • The port forwarding add-on is compatible with loads of different devices, so you can forward your ports from anywhere.
    • It also improves P2P speeds, so you should see an improvement in torrent speeds.
    • It even works with CGNAT (Carrier Grade Network Address Translation)
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