Forward Ports on Your Router for Need for Speed: Payback

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

Need for Speed: Payback is an Arcade, Driving/Racing, Open-World, Action, and Adventure game published by Electronic Arts released in 2017.

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Need for Speed: Payback offers the following genres of gameplay.

Port Forward Need for Speed: Payback

When you are playing Need for Speed: Payback 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 on occasion 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

The fastest way to forward a port is to use our Network Utilities suite of tools. With our software you can quickly and easily turn your port forwards on and off for multiple programs at any time. Or just keep reading to learn how to do it by hand.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Ports Required for Need for Speed: Payback

The exact ports for Need for Speed: Payback are as follows:

Need for Speed: Payback - Playstation 4

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

Need for Speed: Payback - PC

  • TCP: 8080
  • UDP:

Need for Speed: Payback - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074, 42230
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 3659, 4500, 10000-40000

Need for Speed: Payback - Steam

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

If you want to follow guides that are custom tailored to your exact router and Need for Speed: Payback 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.

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