How to Port Forward Need for Speed: Rivals

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

Need for Speed: Rivals is a Driving/Racing, Arcade, Action, Open-World, and Adventure game published by Electronic Arts released in 2013.

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Need for Speed: Rivals includes the following styles of play.

Port Forward Need for Speed: Rivals

When you are playing Need for Speed: Rivals 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

Most people use our Network Utilities software package to forward ports. It's the fastest way to forward ports when you need them and then close them when you do not. You can also do it by hand.

The process for forwarding a port is usually:

Which Ports Does Need for Speed: Rivals Require

The necessary ports for Need for Speed: Rivals are as follows:

Need for Speed: Rivals - Xbox One

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 500, 3074, 3544, 4500

Need for Speed: Rivals - Playstation 4

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

Need for Speed: Rivals - Playstation 3

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

Need for Speed: Rivals - Xbox 360

  • TCP: 3074
  • UDP: 88, 3074

Need for Speed: Rivals - PC

  • TCP: 8080
  • UDP:

Need for Speed: Rivals - Steam

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

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

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