Creating a Port Forward in Your Router for Project CARS 2

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September 24, 2018 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

Project CARS 2 is a Simulation and Driving/Racing game published by Bandai Namco Games released in 2017.

Project CARS 2 game cover artwork
Project CARS 2 game cover artwork

Project CARS 2 has the following styles of play.

Port Forward Project CARS 2

When you are playing Project CARS 2 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

An easy way to do this is use our Network Utilities software. It can open your ports with just a few clicks. Then when you are done you can just was quickly close your ports again. Alternatively you can do it by hand.

The normal process for forwarding a port is:

Which Ports Does Project CARS 2 Require

The required incoming ports for Project CARS 2 are as follows:

Project CARS 2 - Steam

  • TCP: 8766, 27015, 27036
  • UDP: 5606, 8766, 27015, 27031-27036

Project CARS 2 - Playstation 4

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

Project CARS 2 - Xbox One

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

We have guides that are custom tailored for Project CARS 2 that will show you the ports that need to be forwarded in your router.

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

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