Let me get this straight (import/region lock related)...

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3 years ago#1
I live in Europe. If I were to get an American 3DS system, would that affect anything for me other than that I obviously can't buy 3DS games from my local stores? Does it limit any of the online functionality to have an NTSC system in a PAL region?
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3 years ago#2
You would only have access to the NA eShop.
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3 years ago#3
j0nb0y22 posted...
You would only have access to the NA eShop.


That ^ and you wouldn't be able to use your credit card for it either. You'll have to buy US eShop cards/codes online.
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3 years ago#4
Thanks. After seeing a good deal, I ended up going with a PAL bundle. =]
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Brawlin'.
3 years ago#5
With the way 3ds releases are going I really wouldn't see the benefit in importing an American system over buying a European one.

Only the Japanese model is worth importing in my opinion, and even then only if you are fluent in Japanese.
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3 years ago#6
scigeek101 posted...
With the way 3ds releases are going I really wouldn't see the benefit in importing an American system over buying a European one.

Only the Japanese model is worth importing in my opinion, and even then only if you are fluent in Japanese.


Europe may not be getting Etrian Odyssey IV. That's more than enough reason to buy like 50 imported consoles!
3 years ago#7
KeleenRem posted...
scigeek101 posted...
With the way 3ds releases are going I really wouldn't see the benefit in importing an American system over buying a European one.

Only the Japanese model is worth importing in my opinion, and even then only if you are fluent in Japanese.


Europe may not be getting Etrian Odyssey IV. That's more than enough reason to buy like 50 imported consoles!


Please don't remind me :(
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