How to Open Ports for Watch Dogs Using Port Forwarding

Watch Dogs is a really fun game, but sometimes an unstable connection can really undermine the experience. Thankfully, there’s an easy way to improve the stability of your connection: enable port forwarding for Watch Dogs.

In this guide, we’ll teach you how to do that.

Ports Needed To Run Watch Dogs

In order to forward the ports for Watch Dogs, you need to know which ports the game uses. Here they are:

Ports to Forward on PC - Windows

TCP: 3074,27014-27050
UDP: 3478,4379-4380,27000-27031,27036

Ports to Forward on - Playstation 4

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

Ports to Forward on - Xbox One

TCP: 3074
UDP: 88,500,3074-3075,3544,4500
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How to Enable Watch Dogs Port Forwarding

Port forwarding for Watch Dogs, and in fact any game, can be done right from your router. But to do that, you need to collect some information first.

Before we begin, make sure you have the following:

  • Your router’s IP address
  • The IP address of your PC or console
  • The ports for Watch Dogs, which you can copy from the list above

Now we can enable port forwarding for Watch Dogs. To do that:


The process for forwarding a port is generally:

  • Open a web browser and add in your newly-acquired router’s IP address in the search bar.
  • Look for your router’s port forwarding section in the settings
  • Add your gaming platform’s IP address in the correct box
  • Add the TCP and UDP Black Ops 4 ports
  • Restart your router for the changes to take effect

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Our port forwarding add-on is designed to make port forwarding easier and faster, so you can enable port forwarding for Watch Dogs or any other game with just a few clicks. If you forward your ports often, it will save you a lot of time.

Time that you could be spending doing something important, like playing Watch Dogs!

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Benefits of Using PureVPN Port Forwarding Add-On

The PureVPN port forwarding add-on also gives you a few other useful benefits:

    • It works with almost every device, so you can forward the ports for any game from your phone or tablet
    • Your P2P downloads will also be quicker, which is useful for torrenting
    • It’s also compatible with CGNAT (Carrier Grade Network Address Translation), if you want to use it
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