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Hello

Recently I got Dead Space 2 from Ebay. It turns out the game is a chinese copy, region 3.

I was wondering if I can buy and download DLCs for Dead Space 2 using my Australian PSN account or do I have to buy it with my Hong Kong PSN account.

Thanks
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Sadly DLCs on the ps3 are region locked. You will have to buy it from whatever region the game's from and actually have the right currency for it.
Edited by SiCkn3ss - 3/2/11 at 10:45am
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Sadly DLCs on the ps3 are region locked. You will have to buy it from whatever region the game's from and actually have the right currency for it.
thank you very much
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Originally Posted by SiCkn3ss View Post
Sadly DLCs on the ps3 are region locked. You will have to buy it from whatever region the game's from and actually have the right currency for it.
Interesting. I would have thought the DLC would confirm against the region your PS3 was defined for not the disc region.
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yea i thought the same
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Send a copy of the DLC codes to Sony. Then you will get the code of your region back. Just say the code doesn't work with the game you purchased at a local store. You should get the codes fo your region back. The you can sell these on eBay.

Well, that's what I always do..
    
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Send a copy of the DLC codes to Sony. Then you will get the code of your region back. Just say the code doesn't work with the game you purchased at a local store. You should get the codes fo your region back. The you can sell these on eBay.

Well, that's what I always do..
but the game i brought was a chinese copy, region 3.
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but the game i brought was a chinese copy, region 3.
He is saying that it doesn't matter, call up sony and tell them it doesn't work.
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but the game i brought was a chinese copy, region 3.
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He is saying that it doesn't matter, call up sony and tell them it doesn't work.
Exactly.

Mostly, the discs are the same as any other countries. Just with more language options on it.

Just call Sony, tell them your code doesn't work, they will probably ask you so send in a copy of the voucher code as evidence you actually have it, with a bit of luck, they will send you a new voucher code with the same/pretty much the same content. If your "old" code is still usable (which you can test), you can sell it on eBay.
    
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cool i shall give it a try then
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