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Topic # 112095 26-Nov-2012 13:14 Send private message

Hi,

We have bought the kids an xbox for Xmas and looking to buy some games off Amazon e.g. This.  A quick google search says some games are region locked and some aren't.  Does anyone know how to tell when buying off amazon?

Thanks

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  Reply # 723404 27-Nov-2012 09:02 Send private message

Basically you'll be looking for either PAL/NTSC/Region Free (RF). New Zealand is in the PAL category and obviously RF will also work.

Looking at that page I can't see anything that tells you which region it is. Might have to contact amazon and ask.




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  Reply # 723405 27-Nov-2012 09:04 Send private message

i suggest www.nzgameshop.com

has been discussed on this forum before, lots of people here recommend, ive used about 10 times, many people I know have used them many times. very cheap and good store. better prices than most NZ stores (except sometimes the odd special here and there)

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  Reply # 723411 27-Nov-2012 09:15 Send private message

I also suggest www.play-asia.com. They specify the regions and they're cheap, and reliable.

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  Reply # 723439 27-Nov-2012 09:39 Send private message

I agree with the above sites. Buying from the US will probably result in getting an NTSC version which won't work.




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