Original DS games on a 3ds

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by Trace_hunter1, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. Trace_hunter1
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    For example will a NTSC ds game work on a PAL 3ds (or dsi)?
     
  2. machomuu

    machomuu Drops by occasionally

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    As long as it's not DSi enhanced, yes.
     
  3. Trace_hunter1
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    Which games are DSi enhanced?
     
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  5. Trace_hunter1
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    ok specifically new super mario bros, I'm selling it off and it's from america
     
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    Original DS games are not region-locked, period.
     
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    ok thanks
     
  8. Ammako

    Ammako GBAtemp Guru

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    DSi-enhanced games can be region free if the developer makes them region free.
     
  9. unseen4ce

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    Region-free games would be great, it would stop our aussie market being exploited. Aussies use to be able to get-around the obscene RRP round here by buying oversea games, now I guess it is better to buy an NTSC console as well. There is no way I would want to support EB or Nintendo in australia again.
     
  10. thedicemaster

    thedicemaster GBAtemp Addict

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    it's visible on the back of all game boxes.
    if it says "IMPORTANT: only for use in ### region ... systems" it's region locked.
    if that text is not there you can use it in any (3)DS(i)
     
  11. BlueStar

    BlueStar GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Handheld consoles aren't NTSC or PAL, because those are TV formats.
     
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