Open Ports on Your Router for Need for Speed: Nitro

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

Need for Speed: Nitro is Electronic Arts's Driving/Racing game released in 2009.

Need for Speed: Nitro 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.

How to Port Forward Need for Speed: Nitro

When you are playing Need for Speed: Nitro 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 find 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 easiest 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 usually:

Ports Required for Need for Speed: Nitro

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Need for Speed: Nitro are as follows:

Need for Speed: Nitro - Wii

  • TCP: 6667,12400,28910,29900,29901,29920
  • UDP: 1-65535

We have guides that are custom tailored for Need for Speed: Nitro that will show you the incoming connection ports.

When you are done following those steps your ports will be forwarded. Be sure to check out our full list of games and programs that can be forwarded.

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