Creating a Port Forward in Your Router for Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012)

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September 19, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012) is a Driving/Racing, Arcade, Action, Open-World, and Adventure game published by Electronic Arts released in 2012.

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012) has the following genres of gameplay.

Forward Ports for Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012)

When you are playing Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012) 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 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

Don't have time? Use our Network Utilities software. It's the easiest way to both open and close ports in your router. Of you can do it manually if you want.

The usual process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012) Require

The ports that need to be forwarded in your router for Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012) are as follows:

Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012) - PC

  • TCP: 8080
  • UDP:

Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012) - Steam

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

Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012) - Playstation 3

  • TCP: 3478-3480, 5223, 8080
  • UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3658

Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012) - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012) simply follow one of these links:

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