about region-locking...?

#1JeraleepPosted 8/9/2011 1:01:00 PM
I know the 3DS is region-locked, but the DS never was. Can I still play DS games from other regions on my 3DS?
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#2LordAndrewPosted 8/9/2011 1:02:35 PM
DS games are region-free, except for DSi games which are also region-locked on the DSi.
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#3Jeraleep(Topic Creator)Posted 8/9/2011 1:04:17 PM
ok, cool. thanks, man.
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#4JackstinPosted 8/9/2011 1:04:31 PM
Why is the 3DS region locked. Is it to do with piracy?
#5SimpleStar010Posted 8/9/2011 1:05:32 PM(edited)
meltonbj posted...
Why is the 3DS region locked. Is it to do with piracy?

Marketing. It is so each region can get it's fair share.
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#6colt85Posted 8/9/2011 1:05:43 PM
^ lolwut? What does one thing have to do with another?
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#7Jeraleep(Topic Creator)Posted 8/9/2011 1:07:45 PM
i'm not sure why it's region-locked, but i think region restrictions usually have to with rating/content. what might be acceptable content in one region might be more strictly regulated in other regions, like violence, drugs, sexual stuff, etc.
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#8SimpleStar010Posted 8/9/2011 1:08:30 PM
colt85 posted...
^ lolwut? What does one thing have to do with another?

See if the 3DS was region free that would mean that someone would get be able to get a Japanese 3DS game and not get the English version, that would mean that NoA wouldn't get money for that game, NoJ would get it.
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#9colt85Posted 8/9/2011 1:10:06 PM
^ that was for meltonbj, see the time of our posts
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#10SimpleStar010Posted 8/9/2011 1:10:44 PM
colt85 posted...
^ that was for meltonbj, see the time of our posts

XD Oh.
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