Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




5 posts

Wannabe Geek


Topic # 95085 26-Dec-2011 23:59 Send private message

hey guys i really need your help i recently bought mw3 and battle field 3 from another country but none of them work and there region free can you please help meeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (ASAP)Cry

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2
3229 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 113

Trusted

  Reply # 561695 27-Dec-2011 00:02 Send private message

do other games work in the same xbox 360? and you are 100% sure that the games are region free? if you look at the top right or bottom right of the front cover, it should state PAL or NTSC






5 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 561696 27-Dec-2011 00:03 Send private message

yes im 100% sure it says region free on it! and other games do work on it i need your help so bad!Cry

3229 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 113

Trusted

  Reply # 561697 27-Dec-2011 00:04 Send private message

which country did you import both games from?






5 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 561698 27-Dec-2011 00:06 Send private message

i havent updated my console in ages before i updated it it said update needed or soemthing and at the top it said update not found then when i updated it i put the disck in i waited it loaded then it took me back to the dashboardFrown/iraq

3229 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 113

Trusted

  Reply # 561699 27-Dec-2011 00:08 Send private message

so is your console updated now to the new dashboard or not? are the games pirated or real copies? which country did you buy the game from?






5 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 561700 27-Dec-2011 00:10 Send private message

yes its the new dashboard for the xbox 360 i dont know if ther original or not but i do know they didint come in cases they came in this plastic thing! and i got it from iraq

3229 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 113

Trusted

  Reply # 561701 27-Dec-2011 00:12 Send private message

bishr: yes its the new dashboard for the xbox 360 i dotn know if ther original or not but i do know they didint come in cases they came in his plastic thing! and i got it from iraq


lol. the bad news is that they are pirated discs which will not run on your xbox 360. I hope you did not pay full retail price to whoever you bought it from because if you did, demand a refund.






5 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 561703 27-Dec-2011 00:15 Send private message

well thanks i cant belive i just got ripped off dammit!! i cost me 40$ for both

3229 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 113

Trusted

  Reply # 561704 27-Dec-2011 00:18 Send private message

bishr: well thanks i cant belive i just got ripped off dammit!! i cost me 40$ for both


modern warfare 3 retails for above $100 in NZ. batttlefield 3 also retails for close to $100. if the deal looks too good to be true, stay away from it! 




1375 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  Reply # 561712 27-Dec-2011 07:08 Send private message

Battlefield 3 is only $69 from your local dick smith 




gz ftw

BDFL
50450 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4855

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 561715 27-Dec-2011 08:00 Send private message

bishr: ... and i got it from iraq


Pirated games, no warranty. If you paid for those, you will just have to move on and learn the lesson. 




3352 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 211

Moderator
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 561756 27-Dec-2011 10:28 Send private message

They could just be NTSC which can be region free but won't work in a PAL Xbox.

PS if you're going to import games, use Play-Asia....they're reliable. 

1375 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  Reply # 561779 27-Dec-2011 11:35 Send private message

nz game shop.com also has cheap games imported :) they are good




gz ftw

1243 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 104

Subscriber

  Reply # 561872 27-Dec-2011 16:22 Send private message

bishr: well thanks i cant belive i just got ripped off dammit!! i cost me 40$ for both



I think this might simply be the old story of "if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is" (too good to be true). 

4076 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 205

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 562044 28-Dec-2011 07:57 Send private message

gehenna: They could just be NTSC which can be region free but won't work in a PAL Xbox.

Region-free NTSC games will work in an unmodified NZ/PAL Xbox; I have a few of them. As far as I know, the only issue with NTSC is with the TV, and I think that's largely irrelevant with HDTV.

 1 | 2
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

forgot how to unlock a car door
Created by joker97, last reply by benokobi on 18-Dec-2014 22:08 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Spray Foam Insulation
Created by AACTech, last reply by timmmay on 18-Dec-2014 16:19 (28 replies)
Pages... 2


Has Spark (Telecom) locked their iphone 6 ?
Created by anewguy2014, last reply by michaelmurfy on 17-Dec-2014 14:32 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Lightbox launches on PlayStation 4
Created by freitasm, last reply by networkn on 18-Dec-2014 22:18 (22 replies)
Pages... 2


In defence of cats
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by DarthKermit on 17-Dec-2014 15:40 (68 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


How to cool a room
Created by E3xtc, last reply by joker97 on 18-Dec-2014 22:34 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


Slaughter of Innocents
Created by networkn, last reply by networkn on 18-Dec-2014 20:08 (43 replies)
Pages... 2 3


How is iParcel these days?
Created by peejayw, last reply by surfisup1000 on 18-Dec-2014 21:45 (19 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.