Which region is this?

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Jan 20, 2008

Which region is this? by Devante at 3:49 AM (1,748 Views / 0 Likes) 7 replies

  1. Devante
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    Most times a region-free region will check all regions including "Region Free".

    What region is this, though?

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  2. jalapeno

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    the schtrom check will tell you. instead of just giving ticked boxes
     
  3. Devante
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    SCHTROM says the following:

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    Image Region Code
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    Game Name: Unknown
    Region Flags: 00FF00FF
    Region Code: PAL / NTSC-U
    Media ID: A042B27BE945EF94D064C1E5-23A1643C


    I didn't know there was such thing as "NTSC and PAL".
     
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    Im not a 360 expert.

    When i used my 360 for iso's.Some PAL games worked on my NTSC console.

    Maybe thats the case?
     
  5. Armadillo

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    It just means the game will work on only NTSC-U consoles and PAL ,nothing else. The region free box only gets ticked if it's totally region free and will work on all consoles.
     
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    Indeed, so if you have an American or European console you should have no problem.
     
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    I dont understand why all games arent region free?

    someone explain?
     
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    Not all are region free as it's up to the company who makes/publishes it to decide whether to lock it or not. Certain companies like EA lock pretty much all their games , where as others seem to make them all region free.


    Why they do well , same reason as everything else. Money & control. If a game isn't region locked and there is a long difference between it coming out it two regions , then everyone will just grab the one that comes first , so low sales in the other region. Also can be much cheaper to import. Like here (UK) , if a game isn't region locked , you can normally get the import for cheaper and earlier. So less money for company.

    Then there are the games that are region locked , even when there is no intent to bring it out else where , that's just the company being a arsehole.
     

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