US/UK game save transfers on Gamecube - possible?

Discussion in 'Wii - Console and Game Discussions' started by SG, Apr 12, 2007.

  1. SG
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    I'm getting all NTSC versions of my GC games for my US Wii (I live in the UK).

    I've heard that you need to format a card for the region of machine you're using it on which means I'd have to wipe my GC memory card for it to work... even if I get a new one, then format it for US use I couldn't transfer my saves as the card I'm transferring from would be Euro and therefore unusable!

    Is there a way around this? Or do you need to format it only for in-game use, meaning I can transfer files via the GC menu to a US GC formatted card from Euro one?

    Thanks for any help... [​IMG]
     
  2. Redsquirrel

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    PAL and NTSC-U cubes can share the same memory card. You have nothing to worry about.

    Its only the NTSC-J machines/mem cards that can cause problems.
     
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    Thanks, but I'll be using a Wii and not a Cube anyway... I take it that the same applies? i.e. a US Wii just emulates a US GC?

    But another thought just occurred - are saves from different formats even compatible??
     
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    well its still the same GC hadware in the wii, so you can share memory cards.

    saves from different format are not compatable though, no.
     
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    Actually on the Wii, I've been able to save both NTSC-J and NTSC-U saves on the same card.
    (I have my Naruto (J) saves with my RE4 and PSO (both US) saves)
    Which is awesome, now I don't have to dedicate a card per region like before on the 'cube.

    This is on a Japanese Wii btw, but I don't think that matters.
     
  6. Redsquirrel

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    i think a few games work, but certainly the earlier GC games didnt.

    But then again it just might work fine on the Wii - i havent tried any japanese games myself.
     
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    Thanks - suppose I'll have to wait and see!