Japanese PS4 Consoles Working in the USA

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  1. ponygals
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    PS4 is region free for games.
    The initial language will be Japanese since it's the default but you can change it to English anyways.
     
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    How so? And do you think that bundle would get a U.S.A. release or undoubtful?
     
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    The only thing that isn't region free with the PS4 is the DVD playback, Bluray movie playback (I think) and the PS store
     
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    http://blog.us.playstation.com/2013/10/30/ps4-the-ultimate-faq-north-america/#sect3

    Also it probably won't get released in U.S. due to how obscure Miku is here
     
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    Lame I want a PS4 and Japan keeps releasing games and bundles that I want but they won't release them here. :(
     
  7. CeeDee

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    Buy a standard PS4 here and import the games. Surely having Hatsune Miku on the system itself shouldn't be too important... right?
     
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    But my 2 favorite things bundled I could save more money that way lol.
     
  9. cearp

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    yes, that and the confirmation button will be O instead of X as in the west.
     
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    I have a Japanese PS4 the x and o buttons only affects when you navigate the interface, not in US games and USA blue ray plays fine, since Blu Ray for USA is the same region for JP. For PS store its just like normal USA PS4 it's base on your account.
     
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    it is up to the developers if the game reads your system's confirmation button or not.
    some games have the X or O hardcoded (bad) - some games read the value on the system so the game will adapt to your O or X, as it should. i wish sony would make it mandatory.
    i have experienced both, i am not sure which is more prevalent and common, i don't play many 'other region' games.