If I buy a japanese console with 4.5 plus gateway

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  1. tairo
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    I am sure you can play any games in any region but the main question is would the games be in english?
     
  2. Reecey

    Reecey Mario 64 (favorite game of all time)

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    No if the game is say Monster Hunter 4 it will be in Japanese standard, when it means region free in classic mode/GW Mode, it does not mean the games come in English language. If its a japanese release it will be Japanese language if its a USA or a Euro rom it will be English. Hope that helps you :)
     
  3. tairo
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    i mean if i dl euro games and play it ?
     
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    Reecey Mario 64 (favorite game of all time)

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    Yes even if its a Jap 3DS your games/roms will come in English, it does not change, all you need to do is when you set the 3DS up you choose UK settings :)
     
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    The language of the ROM is independent of the 3DS - so if you download a European copy of "Super Mario 3D Land" it will be in English.
     
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    The games will still be in whatever language they come with but the system will be japanese only.
     
  7. mcsdoode

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    I'm curious, where would you actually get a 4.5 3DS?
     
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    Snailface My frothing demand for 3ds homebrew is increasing

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    I got an Ice White reg 3ds from 4 seasons (thru amazon) and it came with 4.5.

    Wasn't really expecting it, but it was a nice surprise.
     
  9. Gadorach

    Gadorach Electronics Engineering Technologist

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    Lots of places, they're hardly impossible to find just yet. I can walk to a store within 3km's of my house and pick up about 45 3DS XL's all running 4.x, I checked a few weeks ago and they were still there.
     
  10. ScarletCrystals

    ScarletCrystals Useless Bunny of Paradise

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    And all brand new taiwanese 3ds (including XL/LL) are still on 4.1 lawl
     
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    Some games may have left Japanese active. Not much point disabling it, when it can't be enabled without hacking.
     
  12. mcsdoode

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    What part of Japan do you live in? I've been to used game stores in both Himeji and Osaka and when I ask if I can "check" if the 3DS works, they don't allow me to get as far as the settings screen... =/

    Edit: I realized I did not specify how to get a 4.5 "Japanese" 3DS LL. I have an American 4.5 XL and am looking to also get a Japanese one. Thanks for the info, anway.
     
  13. RachelB

    RachelB GBAtemp Regular

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    You can just check the serial number.
     
  14. mcsdoode

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    If I were looking for a new unit, I'd definitely make sure to check the serial number and copyright date on the box.
    But seeing as how used units have a high chance of having been upgraded via game carts, the serial number wouldn't be of much help.

    Thanks for the idea, though. :grog: