Are all nintendo ds region free?

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  1. superJT
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    hi everyone im going to the US soon as was thinking of getting myself a ds but just wanted to make sure if i get one out there will it still work with games here in the uk? also can u buy these cards in shops in the us im waiting for my acekard from deal extreme and i guess its gonna be a while cos i heard they are kinda slow

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  2. Mr.Seiko

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    DS and DS Lite are Region Free.



    DSi Adds Region locks.
     
  3. Minox

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    The region lock on DSi only applies DSiWare and not normal DS games, so saying the DSi has a region lock is not wrong but not entirely true either.
     
  4. Mr.Seiko

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    So True Minox_IX .... I definitely should have specified that it was DSi Specific things like DSiWare that is region locked.
     
  5. Lumstar

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    Since I'm curious...

    Is there any way for a normal DS game to detect the system's region? I'm aware no games are known to do so, but I just mean the possibility.
     
  6. agony

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    I wish the DSiWare is not region locked. [​IMG]