Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD is in the sports category of games. Most sports games allow you to manage not only the action during the game but also the "behind the scenes" aspect of the game.
How to Port Forward Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD
When you are playing Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD 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 frequently 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:
- The IP address of your router.
- The IP address of the device that the game will play on: either your computer or your console.
- 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
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 usual process for forwarding a port is:
- Open a web browser and navigate to your router's IP address.
- 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.
- On occasion you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.
Ports Required for Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD
The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD are as follows:
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD - Xbox 360
- TCP: 3074
- UDP: 88, 3074
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD - Playstation 3
- TCP: 3478-3480, 5223, 8080
- UDP: 3074, 3478-3479, 3658
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD - Steam
- TCP: 27015-27030, 27036-27037
- UDP: 4380, 27000-27031, 27036
We have guides that are custom tailored for Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD that will show you the incoming connection ports.
- Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD - Xbox 360
- Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD - Playstation 3
- Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD - Steam
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