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My friend is leaving for Japan on Sunday for a business trip. I was just wondering about getting a PS3 from Japan. What should I look out for? I believe I read about retailers scamming tourists somewhere.

Also, how much would I be looking at spending? Let's say for a 120gb slim.

Also, is it worth it?

Cheers,
Goldboy
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After the earthquake? Its gonna be hard since the earthquake and tsunami just hit.
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Why do you want to get one from Japan they are region free. Plus stuff is more expensive there. I was stationed there for 1 1/2yrs
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I heard they were considerably cheaper

Maybe I'm wrong
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ps3 games and blu rays maybe region free but anything else is region locked
no point in getting a japanese ps3 unless your gonna get one of the limited edition colors
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Originally Posted by SirWaWa View Post
ps3 games and blu rays maybe region free but anything else is region locked
no point in getting a japanese ps3 unless your gonna get one of the limited edition colors
Wrong.

If you log on to to a Japanses PlayStation 3 with a US account, the US DLC will work without a problem. So will the discs.
    
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