region free?

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by fallqu, May 22, 2008.

  1. fallqu
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    I just got a USA ds and was wondering if I can play japanese & european games on it without any problems. i know with the wii games it sometimes has updates and will brick the wii is ds like that too?
     
  2. Szyslak

    Szyslak Nudibranch Lover

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    I wouldn't. It could fry your touchscreen.

    No really, it's fine. There's no region protection on the DS.
     
  3. Narin

    Narin The Cheat Master, kupo!

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    Correct, you can play any region DS game, well except for Chinese region games with no problems or fear of ruining your system.
     
  4. TaMs

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    Yes they work. region free games and stuff.
     
  5. krazykirk

    krazykirk GBAtemp Fan

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    The Nintendo DS is one of the very few game consoles that are not region locked.
     
  6. thedicemaster

    thedicemaster GBAtemp Addict

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    actually, there are 2 regions for the DS.
    china, and rest of the world.

    chinese games have more complex characters than a normal DS supports, so they use an upgraded one.
    this means you can play all games on the DS except the chinese.
     
  7. Minox

    Minox I did it

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    The chinese DS, iQue has support for all DS-roms [​IMG]
     
  8. krazykirk

    krazykirk GBAtemp Fan

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    For all intents and purposes though, you would want to import other english games and possibly Japanese ones. If you want to go all region-free-crazy, get a iQue from china. But for everyone else you'll be fine.