Buying a DSI in the US

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by sweany, Sep 8, 2009.

  1. sweany

    sweany Member

    Oct 3, 2008
    Im going to florida end of this month. And thinking of buying a DSI while out there. Just wondering if there will be any compatiblty issues with it. (Im from UK)

  2. Achilles

    Achilles GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 28, 2005
    United States
    Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but the way I understand it is as follows:
    • DS Games from any region will work on any region DSi
    • DSi Games will only work on the region DSi they're made for
    • The DSi Shop will only work on the region DSi it's accessed from (so if you buy a US DSi, you're stuck with the US DSi Shop)
    My advice: buy one from your native country UNLESS you want the DSi games and DSiWare from the US.
  3. ProtoKun7

    ProtoKun7 GBAtemp Time Lord Regenerations: 4

    Jan 3, 2009
    United Kingdom
    That's my understanding with DS and the DSi Shop (but I've not heard anything about the compatibility regarding DSi cards and region)
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