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region free?`

Nebby

Active Member
I was under the impression that my 360 add on could play any HD DVD disc.

But according to a rather large banner on the Play.com international site, this is not the case?
 

AES256

Active Member
HD DVD is indeed region free; both the discs as well as the players.

What is not region free is the SD side of an HD/SD DVD combo release. That SD side does follow the SD DVD region coding spec. It would seem, however, that many sites (like Play) seem to label HD DVDs with a region code regardless of whether the release is a combo or not.
 

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