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PS4 and Xbox One are now BOTH totally region-free. We can do it!

I'm asking for YOUR support to help end region-locking once and for all. Contact Nintendo by any means possible and DEMAND an end to region-locking NOW!

As you know, every Nintendo home console since the NES and every handheld since the DSi has made use of region-locking. This has kept many region-exclusive titles out of the hands of otherwise prospective customers. If it hadn't been for the original DS being region-free, not many in the West would've been able to play Ouendan and turn it into a a cult hit.

Now, more than ever, is our chance to tell Nintendo that we want the Wii U and 3DS to be made region-free. Please help in any way that you can. Please remember to be polite!


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I'd love to, but it's not going to happen.

Japanese are extremely protective of their IP, that's why the immense majority of Japanese non-blockbuster games never see anywhere but Japan.
   
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Originally Posted by Artikbot View Post

I'd love to, but it's not going to happen.

Japanese are extremely protective of their IP, that's why the immense majority of Japanese non-blockbuster games never see anywhere but Japan.

i think the fans are looking to break the lock on EU games to be playable on US hardware


however nintendo's history say that nothing will be done about region lock
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i think the fans are looking to break the lock on EU games to be playable on US hardware

It wouldn't make any sense. We already have the same games.

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however nintendo's history say that nothing will be done about region lock

Exactly. It's a cultural thing for the Japanese to be protective (especially against America) of their own technology, so it's not going to change.
   
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