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

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User Info: Idzard

Idzard
4 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?
Brawlin'.

User Info: j0nb0y22

j0nb0y22
4 years ago#2
You would only have access to the NA eShop.
@('_')@

User Info: Onikyuubi

Onikyuubi
4 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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User Info: Idzard

Idzard
4 years ago#4
Thanks. After seeing a good deal, I ended up going with a PAL bundle. =]
Brawlin'.

User Info: scigeek101

scigeek101
4 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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User Info: KeleenRem

KeleenRem
4 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!

User Info: monkeypahng

monkeypahng
4 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!


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