How to Port Forward Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 is a Driving/Racing game published by Electronic Arts released in 2002.

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 is a driving / racing style of game. Most driving / racing games are some sort of competition, and can be on land, sea, air, or outer space. In some racing games the is either 1st person in the cockpit or 3rd person such as a chase cam, while other games allow you to switch freely between the two views. Racing games are considered sports games.

Port Forward Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2

When you are playing Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 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 sometimes 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

Use our Network Utilities for a quick way to get your ports forwarded. Network utilities makes it easy to enable and disable your port forwards to keep your network security as tight as possible. You can also do it by hand by following these steps.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

Ports To Forward for Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2

The ports that need to be forwarded for Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 are as follows:

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 - PC

  • TCP: 8511,28900
  • UDP: 1230,8512,27900,61220-61230

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 simply follow one of these links:

That's all it takes to forward your ports. Have more games that need a boost? Check out our growing list of games and applications.

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