Feel like selling my US 3DS and getting a JP one

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  1. chris888222
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    Before I continue:
    1. I have already preordered my Vita, so please don't ask me to get it.
    2. I understand Japanese
    3. Please don't ask me to wait for a redesign, as my bro will kill me for that
    4. Please don't ask me to get a crown3ds of such sort.

    With all the crazy region locking and my favorite games coming to the Japanese 3DS (and chances are not being localized), I really feel like selling off my American one for it.

    My local gameshop is willing to import one upon request at S$250, which is the same price as present day US 3DS. Games are more expensive though, ranging from S$50 - S$70 (US ones cost around S$42). I can sell my American 3DS at a high price thanks to it being an ambassador set (idc the games anyway), together with all my paid US games.

    Do you think I should go for it? Or should I just be patient and wait for my mouth to water?
    Thanks!
     


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    You could always get your JP 3DS from play-asia they're $230 and games range from $50-$70 on there as well.
    But it all comes down to your choice, do you want the ease of playing games in English or the Massive range of games that you could play (but in Japanese) with a japanese 3DS
     
  3. kevan

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    I would say get a new JP one and keep the US one.
    But of course that real pricey.
     
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    My local gameshop is willing to get one for me at SGD 250, same price as an American one. But probs is I don't know whether it will have shop warranty or not.
    I want a JP set for the games. Btw I was referring to Singapore dollars, NOT US!! [​IMG]
     
  5. chemistryfreak

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    I have asked around all the shop either says they do not sell it or they can help me get the set but the warranty is only 1 week
     
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    Hehe me too [​IMG]
    Anyway what color will you be getting?
     
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    I'm jealous [​IMG]
    Can't turn up as I sprained my ankle. [​IMG]

    Anyway, I'll be getting Cosmo black as it fits with the 3DS expansion slidepad.
     
  13. jalaneme

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    Why don't you wait till the 3ds region lock is hacked? I am sure you won't be waiting long, IMO i think it's a waste of money buying 2 3ds just to play Japanese games you can't even read anyway (unless you speak it fluently) you will be gutted when a region free hack is released and you wasted all that money.
     
  14. kevan

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    He mentioned that he can read Jap and the hack probally will be awhile.
    The closest hackers have got is a "supposed" replicate of a commercial
    game, but it can be loaded with one rom at a time. Even if it isn't fake it
    isn't close to a hack.
     
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    Oh I totally forgotten about the 3DS expansion slidepad...
     
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    Thanks for the concern. Its better but still hurts a little.

    Organize one! I really hope for someone with a Japanese system to come.
     
  17. TheDarkSeed

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    Question: Why didn't you get a Japanese 3DS to begin with?
     
  18. chemistryfreak

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    The price of a Japanese 3DS set before the price drop is ridiculous and the Japanese games were expensive as hell...
     
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    That time gamestores didn't want to import them as it was ¥25,000 and import taxes were high. In addition, the JP games then didn't interest me.
     
  20. slidepad3ds

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    Worth it if they don't release Monster Hunter to the West.