Need For Speed arguably one of the best racing franchise of the past, past because currently EA has been unable to revolutionize Need For Speed.
But that aside Need For Speed Most Wanted was surely the best in the series. It created so much anticipation for the future games, which sadly turn out to be major disappointments.
NFS:MW has the most addictive arcade racing gameplay and with an amazing story line, to make it one of the most played racing game.
Also the addictive gameplay, and challenging semi arcade racing features made it hot favorite for LAN parties. What we gonna talk about here is how you can play NFS MW on LAN, but online, with Hamachi.
How to Play NFS:MW on LAN with Hamachi
Before we start with the tutorial, here are few things that you need to do before you can play Need For Speed Most Wanted LAN online.
1. NFS MW Patch 1.3.
3. Log Me In Hamachi.
Update your installed game to “patch 1.3”.
Log into “Log Me In” Hamachi and create/join your friends created network just like you do for playing any game on Hamachi.
Extract all the files from MW-Hamachi patch into NFS:MW game folder.
Now you need to edit the server.cfg and change the default IP address to your “Hamachi IP”.
Edit Need For Speed:Most Wanted Server CFG For Hamachi
-Open server.cfg with notepad.
-Find “TRUST_MATCH=%%bind (‘IP address’)”
Now change whatever IP there it is in place of text “default IP address” and change it to your Hamachi IP address.
-Find “ADDR=%% bind (‘IP address’)”
Change the text “IP address” to your Hamachi IP.
Run MW-Hamachi and type “speed.exe”
That concludes this tutorial, now you can host/join the any Need For Speed Most Wanted game and play with your friends online and remember Host creates the server while the client selects the session match.