How To Open Ports in Your Router for Need for Speed: Heat

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December 26, 2019 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Need for Speed: Heat is a Driving/Racing, Arcade, Open-World, and Adventure game published by Electronic Arts released in 2019.


Which Ports Does Need for Speed: Heat Require

The incoming ports for Need for Speed: Heat are as follows:

Need for Speed: Heat - Steam

  • TCP: 8080, 27015-27030, 27036-27037
  • UDP: 4380, 27000-27031, 27036

Need for Speed: Heat - PC

  • TCP: 8080
  • UDP:

Need for Speed: Heat - Playstation 4

  • TCP: 1935, 3478-3480, 42230
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 42230

Need for Speed: Heat - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074, 42230
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 3659, 4500

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When you play Need for Speed: Heat you will experience the following styles of play.

Forward Ports for Need for Speed: Heat

When you are playing Need for Speed: Heat 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:

How to locate your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to find 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

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

That's all it takes to open your ports. Want more? Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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