3DS gunna be region locked? safe to buy elsewhere?

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by jackemw, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. jackemw
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    jackemw Member

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    hey guys,

    I followed a bunch of sites last night for the press release and i was bummed to hear that Australia didnt even get a mention [​IMG]

    We have PAL for a region code, the same as Europe, so i would be safe ordering one from europe? I'd get a nice discount too cause of our dollar [​IMG]

    I hate being last to get everything its kinda annoying, and they always jack the price up too [​IMG] but my USB loader wii makes me feel a little better about being left out

    thanks!
     
  2. Masterpaul

    Masterpaul GBAtemp Regular

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    I think austrailan region lock is the same as europe, there both PAL. Google it just incase :-)
     
  3. jackemw
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    jackemw Member

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    i went ino eb and harvey norman and dicksmiths, and they all has a sneaking suspicion that it will be aus region locked so its not too much or a dumb question [​IMG]
     
  4. Eon-Rider

    Eon-Rider GBAtemp Maniac

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    The Australia has a separate region for the DSi so I think it will be region locked.
     
  5. Nollog

    Nollog GBAtemp Addict

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    It's probably locked by ratings bodies.
    Join the EU.
     
  6. shonko

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