Pokemon Y (US) game turn (Jap)..... help

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by N2JL, Jul 9, 2014.

  1. N2JL

    N2JL Newbie

    Mar 14, 2009
    United States
    I have 2 3ds. One is a US 3ds xl and i recently got a Japanese 3ds with 4.3.0 firmware for gateway. Now we know that 3ds are region lock so if you put a US game on a Japanese 3ds you cant see the game. So i installed gateway and blah blab blah it works. I made a backup copy of my US Pokemon y to play on my Japanese 3ds. I put the game in my Japanese 3ds and it shows up in the gateway classic mode. So i made a backup copy of it.
    something happen.. when i play the rom the rom became japanese... so i put in my original us copy in classic mode and it reads it as a japanese pokemon y. so i shut down my japanese 3ds and turn it back on and in the none gateway mode it shows the pokemon game cartridge in japanese..

    But i can't play it in my mode on my japanese 3ds. But i can still play it on my 3ds xl.

    Has anyone encounter this problem? help

    sorry i posted on the wrong sub forum
  2. misterb98

    misterb98 Moral Gateway User. Wat.

    Aug 24, 2010
    United States
    I have noticed with Japanese region free that the Japanese 3ds will load a different header (image on top screen) for games if it can. Games like Ocarina of Time 3d and Kid Icarus uprising, even if US games, will show a Japanese header when put in the system. You should, however, be able to run the games fine.
  3. cearp

    cearp 瓜老外

    May 26, 2008
    it's nothing specific to running the games on a japanese 3ds... i have had the same can happen on other regions of 3ds. :)
    if the rom you are playing has the contains a banner and a title for the other region then, it will show up :)
    nothing to be afraid of :)
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