Linksys E3200 High-Performance Simultaneous Dual-Band Wireless-N Router
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xbox and ps3 Linksys E3200 High-Performance Simultaneous Dual-Band Wireless-N Router
the nat type for xbox 360 and ps3, what is it when you set the router up out of the box? are the nat types open moderate or strict
asked by Lord Megatron on September 5, 2012
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Hi Rafael,

It actually depends if the gaming consoles ports are not blocked by your ISP. Moderate NAT type limits your connection playing online games. Strict does not allow you any connection at all while Open allows you to play with everyone online.

Have you had a router before with Open NAT on the gaming consoles? Try to check without the router by going directly to the modem and see if your NAT type is open or strict or moderate. If ever modem is fine and it is the router not working right you can port forward ports on the router.

I found these usual ports online, for XBOX live:TCP and UDP ports: 80-88, 3074-3074, 4267-4269. For PS380, 443, 3478, 3479, 3480, 5223, 8080 and UDP: 3478, 3479.

You can also refer to this links for instructions:

Setting up port range forwarding on Linksys wireless-N routers and gateways:

Resolving NAT type issues with gaming consoles through a Linksys router:

PlayStation®3 4.20 User's Guide:

Setting up an Xbox 360® behind a Linksys Wireless-N router:
Linksys Cares answered on September 21, 2012
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