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Gameboy Advance SP USA

Discussion in 'General Video Gaming Chat' started by Dave777, Sep 17, 2004.

  1. Dave777

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    Hi, they have just reduced the price of these in the USA to $79.99. So apart from the battery charger for built in battery does anyone know if there are any other differences between the US and UK ones? I think you can get new UK chargers for about a fiver, has anyone got one and can recommend a retailer?

    My kids still use my original Gameboy and think its great!!!

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    No differeneces at all as far as I'm aware and all 3 Eur / Asia / USA can use each others games. I'm pretty sure Game do one of their own branded chargers it too.
     
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    Thanks for that. I am hoping that it will be reduced here in time for xmas.

    Cheers

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    no difference between these and the uk versions.....only beware the usa versions of pokemon fire leaf and greenleaf, these will not work on uk machines if you wish to use the wireless transmitor
     
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    I bought a US SP when i was in the US in April. I bought the USB charger for a fiver from Game to charge my SP up, no problems at all.

    Really cool piece of Kit

    Dal
     
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    I bought a Famicom limited edition from Lik-Sang, works with any GBA SP charger :).
     
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    I bought mine in USA and it is the same as the UK, only the charger is different. Got mine in walmart for 80bucks about 50quid at the time.
     
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    Ta, will get one there soon. I see you can now get them for around £64 over here. I guess they have reduced the price because the Nintendo Gambot DS is released soon in the US.

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    isnt the DS out over here in time for xmas?
     
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    I believe the relase date for the UK is sometime in November.

    I couldn't wait, however, and picked up a GBA SP for quite a reasonable price. I've been very happy with it. The commute just flies by.

    Off topic, but is there a soft reset on the GBA? I know there's no reset button, but can you reset with some button combination?
     
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    DS aint out in the UK til arounf March .... US is getting it on the 21st of Nov, with Asia getting it a short while after that. I've found the US version for £99 inc delivery.
     
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    Makro are selling gba sp's for 49.99 +vat from 11 November.
     

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