Forza Horizon 2 is a great racing game, and even better when played online. The only issue is that sometimes you might experience an unstable connection to the game’s servers. This can mean that your game cuts out mid-race, and (even worse) your mates might win just because of your poor connection.
There is a solution, though. Using port forwarding for Forza Horizon 2 will make your connection more reliable and more stable. Port forwarding is not hard to do, either. To make things even easier, we’ve put together this guide for you.
Ports Needed To Run Forza Horizon 2First of all, you are going to need to know which ports Forza Horizon 2 uses, so we’ve put together a list for you:
Once you’ve copied the ports, you’ll need to go to the settings on your router, and tell it you want to forward these ports. If you don’t know how to do that, though, we’ve got you covered.
To begin with, you’ll need a couple of pieces of extra information:
This information is easy enough to find if you know how. If you don’t, then we’ve also put together a guide on how to find them. Head to this page -- How to Forward Ports on your Router for Online Games -- and you’ll find a guide on how to get everything you need for port forwarding for Forza Horizon 2
Now we are ready to get started. To enable port forwarding for Forza Horizon 2, you first need to go to your router’s settings.
The process for forwarding a port is generally:
PureVPN’s all new Port Forwarding Add-on does everything for you, so that you don’t have to go through the task of changing different router settings. Plus, with the help of this new add-on, you have the ability to forward or open any UDP/TCP ports that strengthens your connection to the game’s server. And that just the tip of the iceberg.
The PureVPN port forwarding add-on also provides you with some benefits alongside more reliable gaming connections: