How to Forward Ports in Your Router for Splatoon 3

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February 23, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Splatoon 3 is Nintendo's Third-Person, Action, and Shooter game with a release date in 2022.


Ports Required for Splatoon 3

The incoming connection ports for Splatoon 3 are as follows:

Splatoon 3 - Switch

  • TCP: 6667, 12400, 28910, 29900, 29901, 29920
  • UDP: 1-65535

We have guides that are custom tailored for Splatoon 3 that will show you the network ports.

Splatoon 3 includes the following genres of gameplay.

How to Port Forward Splatoon 3

When you are playing Splatoon 3 you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is a useful trick in gaming because it can really help to make your network connection most stable and on occasion even faster. Routers were not designed to allow incoming network requests and some games can play tremendously better if an incoming connection is forwarded through the router to the game.

Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

How to locate your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

How To Forward Ports

The fastest way to do this is to use Network Utilities. Network Utilities can forward your ports in just a few clicks, and close them back down when you are done just as easily. You can also do it the manual way.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

That should be all you have to do to forward your ports. Check our growing list of games and applications for more port forwarding guides.

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