about region-locking...?

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User Info: Jeraleep

Jeraleep
5 years ago#1
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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User Info: LordAndrew

LordAndrew
5 years ago#2
DS games are region-free, except for DSi games which are also region-locked on the DSi.
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User Info: Jeraleep

Jeraleep
5 years ago#3
ok, cool. thanks, man.
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User Info: Jackstin

Jackstin
5 years ago#4
Why is the 3DS region locked. Is it to do with piracy?

User Info: SimpleStar010

SimpleStar010
5 years ago#5
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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User Info: colt85

colt85
5 years ago#6
^ lolwut? What does one thing have to do with another?
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User Info: Jeraleep

Jeraleep
5 years ago#7
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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User Info: SimpleStar010

SimpleStar010
5 years ago#8
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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User Info: colt85

colt85
5 years ago#9
^ that was for meltonbj, see the time of our posts
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User Info: SimpleStar010

SimpleStar010
5 years ago#10
colt85 posted...
^ that was for meltonbj, see the time of our posts

XD Oh.
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