Can eShop games be region locked?

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Apr 3, 2013
  1. Metab.
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    Can they be? Or is it only physical cartridges?
     
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    Of course they can be region locked. WiiWare and VC titles are also region locked. The region lock is in the software, not in the hardware.
     
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    They ARE region locked too.
     
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    Nintendo's RLocks are all software-based, so yes.
     
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    Oh thought it was hardware.
    So this means if/when there is a crack of games they can also remove region lock? (So we could play jap games when the japanise lucky bastards get em first? ><)
     
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