PAL Pikmin 2 On NTSC Wii no workie.

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  1. Midna
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    So, I've got a PAL copy of Pikmin 2 that I tried to burn for my NTSC Wii with D2Pro. No dice. The black screen of death rears it's ugly head again. So, now I burn the disk using WiiUI and GCOS, and the disk loads all right, it boots into GCOS and everything, but then when I select the video options, I get problems. When I select PAL, it plays the audio, but not the video. When I select NTSC, I get a green screen. I know that the wii is not capable of displaying PAL video signals, but is there any hope at all? Help please... [​IMG]
     
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    Bump.
     
  3. Lumstar

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    Many TVs sold in North America do not accept PAL video properly.
     
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    Does this apply to wii games as well?
     
  5. Livin in a box

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    As I understand, most TV's in the US can't read PAL signals. You'd have to check the TV specification, or you could just buy a PAL one from England or wherever. PAL TV's can also read NTSC (well, the ones I have do anyway), so they are the solutions. Buy a new TV. Or just get the NTSC version of the games.
     
  6. Lumstar

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    It'd be easiest to download the NTSC version online. Since you obviously can read burned discs.
     
  7. Pikachu025

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    Not to mention that, from what I've heard, USA Wiis lack the ability to output PAL signals in GC mode anyway.
     
  8. Lumstar

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    AFAIK, no console ever released in the US has PAL user-selectable in its options menu. 360/PS3/Wii certainly don't!

    Don't know which US consoles will output PAL with unofficial means like a modchip or homebrew.
     
  9. apcarr

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    Most if not all TV's nowadays can output PAL and NTSC,as for consoles there all region locked for games with the exception of the PSP.afaik.
     
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    PSP may not be region locked for games, but US ones don't have PAL selectable in their menu either.
     
  11. Knocks

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    Why the heck would you need to play the PAL version of Pikmin, which was originally an NTSC game in the first place?
     
  12. Lumstar

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    And it was released in the US for GC, you don't even need a modchip at all then.