How to Open Ports for Street Fighter IV Using Port Forwarding

Street Fighter IV is an amazing game, and beating up your friends in the multiplayer mode is really good fun. The only problem is that sometimes your connection to the game servers can be unreliable.

Fear not, there is a solution. Enabling port forwarding for Street Fighter IV is easy enough, and will improve the speed and stability of your connection. In this guide, we’ll show you how to do it.

Ports Needed To Run Street Fighter IV

First, you’re going to need to know which ports to forward. Here they are:

Ports to Forward on PC - Windows

TCP: 80, 443, 20002, 30840, 30850, 30870
UDP: 30840-30859, 30870-30879

Ports to Forward on - Playstation 3

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

Ports to Forward on - Xbox 360

TCP: 3074
UDP: 88,3074
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How To Enable Street Fighter IV Port Forwarding

To forward these ports, we need to log into our router and tell it what to do. It’s going to ask us for some extra details, though, so before we start you’ll need to collect them.

Make a note of the following:

  • Your router’s IP address
  • The IP address of your PC or console
  • The ports for Street Fighter IV. They are listed above for you

Forwarding the ports should now be easy. Here’s what you need to do:


The process for forwarding a port is generally:

  • Open a web browser window on your Pc or console
  • Paster the address of your router into the address bar, and hit go. You’ll see your router’s settings menu
  • In this menu, there should be an option for port forwarding
  • In the port forwarding menu, enter the details you collected before
  • Paste your router’s IP address into the right box
  • And then copy your PC or console’s IP address into the other box
  • Then you’ll need to copy the ports for Street Fighter IV into the right box
  • Finally, restart your router

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That’s going to save you a lot of time, especially if you forward your ports a lot.

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