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Discussion in 'Xbox Forums' started by scrapbook, Dec 31, 2002.

  1. scrapbook

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    Is there anyway of playing US games on the Xbox?

    I assuming they are all regionalised ala DVDs'??

    Or am I wrong?
     
  2. Robson

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    All games so far have been regionalised.

    So to answer your question the only way to play them is to chip your machine.
     
  3. NeilMcRae

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    No not all games:

    Mech Assualt and Unreal Championship are not region encoded. Xbox Live [and the demo games] are not region encoded.

    Your best option to play US games is to buy a US console, modchip means you can play US games but not US games online. Remember if you go online with a modchip active you are banned from Xbox Live.

    Neil.l
     
  4. spidermanalf

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    There is no game regions on the Xbox, the programmers put it on the disk, so some haver it and some don't!
     
  5. NeilMcRae

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    No, there is optional region encoding. On PS-2 and GC [and others] this is forced upon developers. On Xbox its optional, but in the EEPROM there are 3 regions, NTSC, NTSC-J and Europe, have a look at Xconfig for more details.

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    I didn't realise some games weren't region coded :blush:

    Is there a website with a list of region free games?
     
  7. NeilMcRae

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    No, but from what I know, the ones I listed are it. It seems to be a new tack with Microsoft distributed games now...

    Neil.
     

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