NEW 3DS Importing from AUS

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    Author GBAtemp Fan

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    Hi GBATemp,

    I've imported a N3DS from AUS via eBay. It has yet to arrive, though. I have a question, will it work with games bought in Germany? It should, considering both are in the PAL region...

    totallynotpostingthistobragoranything
     
  2. rctgamer3

    rctgamer3 GBAtemp Fan

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    PAL = TV format and has NOTHING to do with the 3DS. Get your facts straight.

    It works just fine. I have a n3DS set to my own country, and the eShop and everything works just fine.
     
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    Author GBAtemp Fan

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    actually pal is a region of whateverthefuck
    here hold o-
    OK YOU WIN:(

    ontopic: thanks for the quick reply. where did you get yours if i might ask?
     
  4. rctgamer3

    rctgamer3 GBAtemp Fan

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    Got mine @ Play-Asia. Ordered ~6 days before release, shipped 3 days after release and arrived four days later.
     
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    thats great! so you can set it to english?
     
  6. rctgamer3

    rctgamer3 GBAtemp Fan

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    Of course? People in Australia speak English you know :rolleyes:
     
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    Author GBAtemp Fan

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    yeah i know that, but when i went to the AUS amazon, the box of the n3ds was in japanese so it made me paranoid. i went to ebay instead and ended up paying 300 euros (+shipping). sad days.
     
  8. Arithmatics

    Arithmatics I'll be holding on to you. ;}

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    -snip-

    Fair enough. I'm sorry for the assumption.
     
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    is all good! i just dont want to see japanese on christmas once i boot up my n3ds, that'd be heartbreaking LOL
     
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  10. Arithmatics

    Arithmatics I'll be holding on to you. ;}

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    Oh my god. excellent idea. I'm gonna prank my little brother now. (I got a JAP N3DS as a gift but had already bought the AUS N3DS). I'm gonna put the JAP one in my AUS box and wrap it up. nyeh nyeh nyeh :creep:
     
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    my brother did that to me last christmas but with Pokemon X. i never wanted it in german, and once i booted up the game, i saw everything in german and almost cried LOL
    but then i got my beloved uk version and all was forgiven

    but that's brilliant. record pls i kid
     
  12. rctgamer3

    rctgamer3 GBAtemp Fan

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    There is no such thing as a German version of Pokémon X/Y except for the language option on first start. I think you can reset the language to English if you wipe the save.
     
  13. SonicRax

    SonicRax Egg-Mayo: The Movie

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    Dude. There's no reason at all to be that hostile. The topic OP asked a question. You could've answered it without being rude.

    Anyway, you don't have to worry about German games not working with the AUS N3DSXL. All European (PAL) games work fine on Australian 3DS consoles, and vice versa. I received my N3DSXL about a week ago, did a System Transfer from a European console and everything was fine. I think a few people online have said that you should set your 3DS systems to have the same regional settings before you perform a System Transfer, but that should be fine considering the AUS 3DS systems contain the same regional settings options as European systems do.
     
  14. Author
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    Author GBAtemp Fan

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    thank you! finally someone answered exacly what i wanted to hear. i just couldn't word my question right, haha
    but yeah, thank you tons sonicrax
     
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