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How to Port Forward Need for Speed ProStreet

Need for Speed: ProStreet is a Driving/Racing game published by Electronic Arts released in 2007.

Need for Speed: ProStreet 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: ProStreet

When you are playing Need for Speed: ProStreet 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:

  • Your router's IP address.
  • Your gaming machine's IP address.
  • The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.

How to locate your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to navigate to 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

To easily and quickly get your ports forwarded use the Network Utilities software. Network Utilities allows you to forward ports only when you need them, and then close them again when you are done. This makes keeping your network more secure much easier. You can also do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

  • Start by logging in to your router.
  • Find your routers port forwarding section.
  • Put the IP address of your computer or gaming console in the applicable box in your router.
  • Put the TCP and UDP ports for your game in the matching boxes in your router.
  • Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.

Ports To Forward for Need for Speed: ProStreet

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

Need for Speed: ProStreet - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88,3074

Need for Speed: ProStreet - Playstation 3

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

Need for Speed: ProStreet - PC

  • We do not know the PC ports for Need for Speed: ProStreet yet. If you know them please send us a message using our Message System.

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

That's all it takes to forward your ports. For more on how to port forward, check out our list of games and applications.

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer

Jason Bauer is an owner and programmer for PortForward. You can find more of his articles in the Games and Applications section of our site.