Can consoles from different regions play together on local?

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  1. raylgo
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    A friend recently bought a Europe region console with Luma already and some games installed. I'm not sure which region the games were from but select games cannot play with my console. Can't even see the other 3ds... So far, we've tested Mario kart, Mario party island tour, and new super mario Brothers 2. Tekken won't even load at all. Gives out an error.

    I'm wondering if it's a problem of the Europe console + us game vs us console + us game or is it a Europe console + Europe game vs us console + us game.

    My console is all the same region with all games and I'm not sure if his is different but that's all the difference I can see. Both consoles on Luma.
     
  2. kikongokiller

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    You cannot play local unless you both have a game from the same region. I've tried playing EUR MK7 with a US MK7 and it doesn't work.
     
  3. Blebleman

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    My friend with his US console played fine with my JP console when he was over for vacation.
     
  4. Shadow#1

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    Download Play and Local Play r region locked
     
  5. raylgo
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    Can Luma's Region Emulator fix that problem? Like a Europe game being tricked into being a US game?

    It's not a console issue right? If a Europe console had a us game ,can it still play with a us console with a us game?
     
  6. Shadow#1

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    It's a console issue
     
  7. raylgo
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    oh... Can the region emulator trick the console? We were able to play Mario Party Star Rush but I wasn't sure what region his game came from...
     
  8. DarkSynopsis

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    Luma (7+) fixes up Local/Download Play region locks but the game still needs to be the same region, before Luma a JPN game couldn't even create a local lobby without an error but now it can, but its still only JPN to JPN.

    EU + US Game and US + US Game should work, essentially region of the console shouldn't matter at this point its the game region that is screwing it up, both would need MK7 EU or MK7 US or in the case of most of the games you mentioned, just setup download play?

    Shy Guy best MK7 character anyway ;)
     
  9. raylgo
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    Oh ok. Thank you do much for clearing that up.