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How to Port Forward Dead or Alive Xtreme 2

Dead or Alive: Xtreme 2 is a Sports game published by Tecmo released in 2006.

Dead or Alive: Xtreme 2 is in the sports category of games. Most sports games allow you to manage not only the action during the game but also the "behind the scenes" aspect of the game.

Forward Ports for Dead or Alive: Xtreme 2

When you are playing Dead or Alive: Xtreme 2 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 intermittently 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:

  • The IP address of your router.
  • Your gaming machine's IP address.
  • The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.

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 generally:

  • Login to your router.
  • Locate your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the proper box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the matching boxes in your router.
  • Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Which Ports Does Dead or Alive: Xtreme 2 Require

The necessary ports that need to be forwarded for Dead or Alive: Xtreme 2 are as follows:

Dead or Alive: Xtreme 2 - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88,3074

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Dead or Alive: Xtreme 2 simply follow one of these links:

That's all it takes to get your ports open. Don't forget to check out our growing list of games and programs.

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer is an owner and programmer for PortForward. You can find more of his articles in the Games and Applications section of our site.