3DS possibly region-coded.

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  1. antwill
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    Source.
     


  2. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    fuck nintendo can do some really stupid fucking things when they want to....
     
  3. antwill
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    They don't care, they have money, and they know all the stupid fanboys will buy anything with their logo on it. How is guaranteed money making stupid?
     
  4. GundamXXX

    GundamXXX Ergo Ego

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    Yay! Another valid reason to pirate :>

    Go Nintendo for making the choice easier
     
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  6. antwill
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    Except for the fact that A: This is in user submitted news for all to see, B: That link title is quick to jump to conclusions. Hence why mine is better worded with the "Possibly"...

    After all no one has anything to go by except for an email which can be easily faked.
     
  7. DeadLocked

    DeadLocked Bi-Winning.

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    It is stupid, if anything they lose money.
    Pirates will still hack the region code or patch it on games, so no issue there.
    Importers aren't breaking the law, however they are no longer allowed to play imported games, so when a game comes out that isn't localized they have no option but to pirate it or go without...
    [​IMG] where is profit?
     
  8. antwill
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    I'm sure they're going to miss the profit from all 10 of those games that importers would have usually bought...
     
  9. DeadLocked

    DeadLocked Bi-Winning.

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    That's hundreds of thousands of dollars, I know I would miss it.
    Also, my point is, where is profit?
    EDIT: Oh, and it's not just games.
    I know that a lot of people here even wanted to import the 3DS from japan.
     
  10. HaniKazmi

    HaniKazmi GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    This stupid, what are people who move supposed to do?
     
  11. Goli

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    Uh...
    Sell their current 3DS and buy another of whatever region the country they're going to is?
     
  12. Law

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    I hope everybody in Europe is getting ready to be fucked over.
     
  13. Goofy Time

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    Do you think it is fake, honestly? It's a subject Nintendo has tried to dodge when asked about, for starters. People asked as far back as E3.
     
  14. Veho

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    No, wait... [​IMG]
     
  15. Armadillo

    Armadillo GBAtemp Psycho!

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    I'm buying a US machine if it's region coded as Nintendo really like to screw Europe with release dates.
     
  16. antwill
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    Why would they wait this long only to have it revealed by a support email, when people could angrily complain having pre-ordered Japanese games/3DS, whereas they wouldn't had they known.
     
  17. Canonbeat234

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    Well Nintendo is only doing this to prevent piracy, amirite?
     
  18. Goofy Time

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    Because Nintendo just recently opened the doors on the 3DS, therefore are letting out all of the details about the system? The same could have been said about the price (which we STILL don't know of internationally) and the battery life. Those are things they kept close because it's Nintendo. They always do this.
     
  19. jalaneme

    jalaneme Female Gamer

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    why would nintendo make a step backwards? the ds was region free and yet this is not, strange that, i am glad i am not buying one.
     
  20. Hop2089

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    Doesn't effect me much, I expected this much and I pretty much import all my games now (nothing I play ever gets localized anyway). No loss for me.