How Do I Know What Region My 3ds Is?

Go to settings, then see the Firmware version (at the bottom right side of the upper screen, update if you must).

The end character of the firmware version is the region.

How do I know what version my 3ds is?

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How do I know if my 3ds is region locked?

You can actually know not just the region, but often the individual country the game was released in. Look near the barcode in the lower right on the back of the case. You’ll see a code like CTR-APPP-GER or CTR-A66J-JPN , maybe with TSA before it, or a similar code with a P in the middle like CTR P ATHE USA .

What are the 3ds regions?

1 Answer. The 3DS, unlike the Nintendo DS before it, is region-locked. There are 3 regions: North America, Japan and EU/Australia. So if you buy your 3DS in Australia, you’ll need to purchase games from either the EU or Australia as well.

What is MDE region?

MDE stands for Middle East. Middle East region for all nintendo stuff are the same as NA.

Do I have a new or old 3ds?

If you really don’t know if your 3DS is a ‘New 3DS’, you can check if your 3DS has different colors for each of the ‘A,B,X,Y’ buttons, uses a micro SD card, and if it says ‘New 3DS’ on the box.

How do you tell if you have a new or old 3ds?

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How do I make my 3ds region free?

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Is the 3ds XL region locked?

Yes, the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 2DS, New Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS XL, and New Nintendo 2DS XL systems are region locked. Region locking enables Nintendo to include parental controls and more efficiently deliver region-specific system and menu updates to users.

What game systems are not region locked?

The PlayStation Vita and PlayStation Vita TV have no region-locked games at this time. However, Sony has confirmed that it is possible for developers to do so. The original Xbox as well as the Xbox 360 are region-locked; however, it was up to the publisher if a game is region-free or not.

Can you change your 3ds region?

In the 3DS’ System settings app, you can try to change your region settings (Country and State/Region). If you attempt to do this, though, a warning is displayed which basically says anything related to the e-Shop won’t work any more.

Are 360 games region locked?

Microsoft. The Xbox and the Xbox 360 are region-locked, however some games are region-free and will play in any region. Digital content through Xbox Live on the Xbox 360 and original Xbox are also region-locked, such as DLC, movies, and apps.

Is the 3ds region free?

Yes, the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 2DS, New Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS XL, and New Nintendo 2DS XL systems are region locked. Region locking enables Nintendo to include parental controls and more efficiently deliver region-specific system and menu updates to users.

Is Australia a PAL region?

PAL. This region covers Australia, New Zealand and Europe. You will find most Video Game importers stock UK games, as they are almost identical to the Australian versions.

What are region locked games?

“Region-lock” refers to when a console only plays the video games released in a specified region. For example, an American Nintendo 3DS only plays games for the American region, and a Japanese Nintendo 3DS only plays games for its region. Region-locking isn’t limited to video games.

What region is Australia 3ds?

1 Answer. The 3DS, unlike the Nintendo DS before it, is region-locked. There are 3 regions: North America, Japan and EU/Australia. So if you buy your 3DS in Australia, you’ll need to purchase games from either the EU or Australia as well.