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PS3 Blu Ray region coding

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NeilA

Guest
Firstly, apologies if this is a repeat thread....

I have a Hong Kong PS3 which is obviously the same Blu Ray region as Japan (and the US?). Apparently some of the early movie releases here in the UK are region-free (but I haven't checked any). Can anyone confirm?

Is it likely that there will be a hack found to make the Blu Ray movie playback region-free? - as this is the only drawback I can see on importing, with the games being region free..
 
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FullMetalAlchy

Guest
Firstly, apologies if this is a repeat thread....

I have a Hong Kong PS3 which is obviously the same Blu Ray region as Japan (and the US?). Apparently some of the early movie releases here in the UK are region-free (but I haven't checked any). Can anyone confirm?

Is it likely that there will be a hack found to make the Blu Ray movie playback region-free? - as this is the only drawback I can see on importing, with the games being region free..

I believe through wispers on the interent if you install Linux you can watch pal dvd's on your PS3, i presume a similar option will be available for BluRay Media
 

Decked

Active Member
I have been told the games are region free, regading the blu-ray.... I'm trying to find this out as we speak.... I'm in HK and I can't quite understand what they were saying! I'm sure he said they are region free but may have issues in the future....:confused:
 

Tejstar

Distinguished Member
These are the BD region codes:

Region 1: North America, South America, East Asia except for China (India, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia etc.)

Region 2: Europe and Africa

Region 3: China, Russia and other countries


Therefore the Hong Kong PS3 will be a different region to the Japanese PS3.
 

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