Are saves region free?

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  1. wolven9
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    If I download a cia of bravely Default (EU) and then buy a physical US copy of the game when it come out, is it possible to transfer it with a save manager even with the region being different?
     
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    Yes.
     
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    What about for a Japanese game?
     
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    It should work no matter the region.
     
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    eu and us are the same. but not JPN
     
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    I know for Fates at least I could transfer my JPN save to my USA game.
     
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    You again! Man your a life saver =] Good to know that I can play Monster hunter X and bravely second ahead of time
     
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    that's what I'm talking about. Games like monster hunter, the JPN save file is not same as US/EUR.
     
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    All the JPN game saves that I've tried have worked with their respective USA versions.
     
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    well, at least for MH4U, Mh4G save profile needs to modified before you import.
     
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    I think what usually causes incompatibility with Jap and US/EU saves are when Japanese characters are present in the Jap save, but not actually in the US/EU game. Something like that anyway. I think they can be edited to make them compatible, but that's about all I know. I did some looking up when I wanted to transfer my MH4G save to MH4U but came up with little.
     
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    http://pastebin.com/CXdd1GaH
     
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    Ok so what if the game is edited to be region free? Does that change anything save wise?
     
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    I had forgot that MH4G JPN saves didn't work on USA systems, but that's the only example I can think of off the top of my head, and we found a way to transfer them. Bravely Second's EU version should transfer fine to USA.
     
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    Ok cool. Hopefully down the line Monster hunter X will be able to transfer lol
     
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    JK is like SDF, u still have to edit the dummy bytes in the save file. otherwise, the different offset will mess up your profile