Region locked AU - UK

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  1. Game Dragon
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    I have an Australian Wii U, will my Wii U in Wii mode play UK Wii games as I have heard that the Wii U is region locked
     
  2. Wizerzak

    Wizerzak Because I'm a potato!

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    I'm fairly sure that UK games will still work as they're both classified under PAL.
     
  3. Elrinth

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    I once imported an AU (Animal Crossing) game for my Scandinavian Wii. It worked fine.
     
  4. Wizerzak

    Wizerzak Because I'm a potato!

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    Yeah I know for certain that is the case for Wii. Whether it has changed for the Wii U; I highly doubt it.
     
  5. GamerzHell9137

    GamerzHell9137 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Well if the Wii U is E(PAL) then yes.
    Check the firmware of the Wii U, i think the only firmware available right now are E, U and J
     
  6. Elrinth

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    Sorry, that was gamecube! I imported animal crossing for gc.
     
  7. MarioFanatic64

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    Most European Games work fine on Australian consoles. You've nothing to worry about.
     
  8. Game Dragon
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    Has anybody actually tryed it ?
     
  9. Eerpow

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    Australia has always been part of the European region when it comes to games, same thing with the 3DS. I think you can check the firmware in the settings and be able to see that it's the E version.
    As already pointed out the Wii U comes locked to either Japan, US or Europe, the region locking isn't more specific than that so don't worry.
     
  10. dtp30

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    Well all the games (DS,3DS Wii, Wii U) i bought in the UK work in my AU Wii U..

    Haven't tested Tank Tank Tank yet (Not released in AU yet asfar as i know.. BUT in UK!!!)

    D.
     
  11. NakedFaerie

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    Yea, Tank Tank Tank is released I saw it in the shops yesterday.
     
  12. dtp30

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    Well i guess thats what i get for reading the Wikipedia Wii U game list...
    I got it cheap in the UK anyway.. so happy about that.. Not sure how good it will be though...