3DS region question

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Jun 28, 2011

3DS region question by kallek at 1:34 PM (1,182 Views / 0 Likes) 5 replies

  1. kallek
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    Is there any information from Nintendo regarding region locked games. i have tried to find what regions there are and what games are locked. Somewhere I read that not all games are locked. Is there a list of which games are region locked? Is europe and australia the same region?
     
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    All current games are region locked and (I'm 99% sure) the region lock isn't optional. The regions are Japan, North America and Europe & Australia (they are the same, yes), if I'm not mistaken. The official site only mentions that games which were bought in another region, won't run on the system.
     
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    How about Thailand? I might go there this fall and they have PAL TV system just like Europe and Australia. Does that mean that they belong to the same region?
     
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    TV regions =/= 3DS regions.
     
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    So how do you know what region a country belongs to if it isn't Japan, North America or Europe & Australia. There should be a list or a map or something.
     
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    It's mentioned on the back of the game box. I guess there's no other way to know. Singapore has US games, though, IIRC (read it somewhere here on GBAtemp but can't remember where).
     

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