More information regarding region free

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    Here is some more information regarding region free on the Switch as it is now a thing.

    (If you haven't heard)

    You could have multiple accounts.
    Each for a different region
    The region that you set it to, you can go to that eShop region and download titles

    So if you import a Switch from JAP, EUR, CAD, USA, etc, you could set it to your region.

    That means region free is more than just game carts. This is a step further than region free in 3DS cfw.
     
  2. x65943

    x65943 Resident Greekaboo, Amateur Dog Father

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    I heard this somewhere. Do you think you could provide a source for these claims?
     
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    It is from an interview with Nintendo and Kotaku from somewhere. That is as close as it gets.
     
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    azoreseuropa GBAtemp Guru

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    What ? It is free region just like PS4.
     
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    Nintendo's previous systems were region locked which is why we are "excited" about this.
     
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    azoreseuropa GBAtemp Guru

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    You are partially correct. However, you are confused of two things:

    and

    The official news comes from Nintendo while speaking with Kotaku.

    Similar to PS4 and PSN Accounts.

    Nintendo mentioned interview with Kotaku two days ago:

    Source ?? No problem. Here: Kotaku

    Hope it helps.
     
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    One of the best things to come out of this.
     
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    yea i heard this and posted on this before.
    Its a step in the right direction for nintendo.
    And this doesnt mean all games will be in one language. i.e. a game from japan being in full English
    This will still probably give different releases for up coming games.