3ds Region Lock Question.

#1blargargyPosted 7/29/2011 5:00:52 PM
Hi, I'm an aussie, and in the land down under, the 3ds sells for $350 average. Couple of places I can get it for 300, but I know it's 250 average in the US. I know the price drop is coming soon, but I doubt it'll drop below even $250 here thanks to our shoddy gaming market, so my question is:

If I bought a 3ds from America or the UK or whatever, would that mean I'd have to buy any and all games from that region as well? And would I be able to play online here?

Thanks!!!
#2LordAndrewPosted 7/29/2011 5:06:55 PM
Yes. Region locking means a 3DS will only play games from a specific region, regardless of your actual location.

Online games should work. But some stuff, like Nintendo Video, won't.
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#3CHOVI3Posted 7/29/2011 5:07:17 PM
UK's the same region than Australia.
#4blargargy(Topic Creator)Posted 7/29/2011 5:08:31 PM
Ah ok, thanks to both of you. I'll probably just import from the UK then. Cheers.