Gaming question about playing pal games on my wii

kaitlin459

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hello i soft modded my wii with wiimod my question is if i buy a pal game from say amazon or ebay can i run pal games on my ntsc usa wii or do i need to region mod it sorry if this topic is not allowed
 

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You can play PAL games on a NTSC Wii with softmods, but depending on the game you will need a TV that understands PAL signals. Some PAL games (like Pikmin 2) don't have NTSC video data and can only be played in PAL 50 or 60 Hz mode.
 

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Oh by the way, the only thing that should happen if your TV does not work with PAL is the picture being black and white. At least it was for me playing a NTSC game on a PAL TV.
 

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Oh by the way, the only thing that should happen if your TV does not work with PAL is the picture being black and white. At least it was for me playing a NTSC game on a PAL TV.
I had the same issue when I played a PAL game on an old CRT NTSC TV through composite. When I play on my HDTV through component, all is good.
 

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don't be too afraid of the tv compatibility. i've never ran into it and i've played dozens of pal games over the years.
 

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