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UMD Films and Region Locking on the PSP

Discussion in 'Movie Forum' started by Ger, May 15, 2005.

  1. Ger

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    Not sure if this is the correct forum, but its related to films!

    Does anyone know if PSP UMD movie disks are region coded? A friend of my brother bought a Japanese PSP and wants to sell it. I was thinking of buying it off him, but read that UMD movies are region coded and so if I bought one from Amazon.com of DVDSoon (can't see myself buying many of them, but would like to try one out) they would not play on the Japanese machine.

    Has anyone tried this out?
     
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    Afaik the movie UMD disks are region encoded.

    But try the games forum - there's plenty of PSP users there. :)
     
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    Thanks Tejstar, I had a look there yesterday and found a thread alreayd talking about this. Looks like they are region locked (movies only).
     
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    PSP Movies are region coded...

    R2 for UK & Japan
    R1 for US

    Neil
     
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    Of course there's no region 2 UK UMD movies out yet, so we dont know if Sony will try to make them "Europe only" or some such crap.

    I've tried the yank Spiderman 2 on both an American and Japanese PSP, and can confirm the region locking with my own eyes.
     

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