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Brian Xia Jan 29, 2006, 01:31am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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I know my topic is kind of misleading. In fact, I bought the XBOX 360 from China (it's cheaper), what I expected really happened; that china XBOX 360 can't play American games. OMG~ What should I do? Can I modify it? How? How much? Or where? Could any expertz please give me some suggestions??? THANKS!!!


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J H Jan 29, 2006, 02:02pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: XBOX 360 CAN'T PLAY AMERICAN GAMES???
LOL, Why the heck would you buy a non american 360? Just like the ps and ps2, Eastern versions would not play american games. Im a noob and I new this, lol, jking.

Dont know what to do. Return it maybe? If there is a mod, it probably wont be out for atleast another 3 months considering the 360 is new. High quality paper weight though.

About my spelling, If you say anything about it im gonna hunt your nerdy english aniel retentive arrrssse down and beat the elcrapo right out of you!!!!
I came to this planet to chew bubblegum and kick ass! And I am all out of gum!
Ricky Mcdonnell Jan 29, 2006, 02:05pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: XBOX 360 CAN'T PLAY AMERICAN GAMES???
no wait why the heck did u buy a 360!?!??!

Michael A. Jan 29, 2006, 02:24pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Brian,

Your best bet is to return the unit. There are no mods that I know of at the moment and chances are your system is no longer elgible for warranty or XBOX Live at the moment anyway.

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Brian Xia Jan 29, 2006, 02:28pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: XBOX 360 can't play American games?
AWWWWWWW~~~~~``
u guys sure that there is no modification? Since I cannot return it...

Archangel Jan 29, 2006, 02:29pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Migthy return. I wonder how much shiping is gona cost you since its buyers remorce. ^_^. good luck bro. too bad you cant play that godly machine.

SBD Jan 29, 2006, 03:14pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: XBOX 360 can't play American games?
return it ASAP cos theres no XBox live for u, theres no playing us games so ur stuck importing games

if u cant return it sell it on eBay since u said it cost less so some people might want a non us xbox

but i did here somthing about some games not being region locked but i would do the above

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someguy Jan 29, 2006, 09:37pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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how much did you pay for it? Depending on price I may want it

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Beavis Khan Jan 29, 2006, 10:08pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Region coding is such a crock of $#%! :(

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nope Jan 30, 2006, 02:07am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: XBOX 360 can't play American games?
Good ol' PS3 wont have that evil region code thing...so what if you can't share games. If I was you, I'd learn Chinese/Japanese and keep it. Japan and China consoles always have better games than the US.

Ecosse Jan 30, 2006, 03:47am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: XBOX 360 can't play American games?
Wait - Wait.

All you guys are missing the obvious!

Brian - it's in your destiny to up sticks and move to China! :-)

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Brian Xia Jan 30, 2006, 05:36am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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LOL~
I realli appreciate the last 2 response... anywayzZ,,, im not movin to china, but I know Chinese tho... THAT GUY RELLI REMIND ME, I CAN ALWAYZ BUY GAMES FROM CHINA OR JAPAN ON EBAY!!!! OMG~ thatz the pretty cool solution~ thanx dude

Ecosse Jan 30, 2006, 06:02am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Chinese Based English language imports on eBay ;-)

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J H Jan 30, 2006, 10:26am EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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videsh sawh, Yea I would begg to differ on the Foreign games are better then us ones. Usualy there markated differently and different game entirely that apeals to different cultures. Obviously, if you like Eastern games better that is your right and opinion. That respons is for the present, not past. Im speaking pc games mainly, not console or arcade.

About my spelling, If you say anything about it im gonna hunt your nerdy english aniel retentive arrrssse down and beat the elcrapo right out of you!!!!
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Dr. Peaceful Jan 30, 2006, 12:35pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Wait a minute. I thought only DVD movies are regional coded, now video games, too!! :( How does that work? Someone explain, please. And what is the purpose of this?

I know that DVD movies are region coded because of different release date in different region of the world. The movie industry don't want people to see the movie before it's ready to release in their region. A way to make sure they make plenty of money (from initial release), and attempt to prevent counterfeiting (not an efficient way). That's completely stupid, because for a good movie -- no matter how long ago it was released, someone is going to watch it (rent/buy) regardless. This just creates unnecessary complexity for consumers to enjoy their movies. Now, W-T-F this has to do with video games?

I know there are ways to make some of the DVD player region free. I don't know if XBOX works the same way. Brian, I hope you can find use of your console or sale it for a good price. Good luck.

Jumping moron Jan 30, 2006, 12:40pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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Console games are region locked for a very long time already.

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Dr. Peaceful Jan 30, 2006, 12:44pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: XBOX 360 can't play American games?
Sorry for my ignorance on console games, I'm a PC gamer primarily. But I like to know what' the reason behind the regional coding? Is that the same way as DVD movies, Region 0 - 6? Any body know?

Ecosse Jan 30, 2006, 12:54pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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This should answer some questions:

http://www.answers.com/topic/regional-lockout


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ultma 076 Jan 30, 2006, 06:48pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: XBOX 360 can't play American games?
the ps3 wont be region locked i wouldnt hold my breath

and even if it wasnt i heard they were thinking about implementing a anti game sharing technology thats locks a game to the first console it was played in

i think it worked by reading a key of the disk then burning it off the disk so it cant be played in any other ps3

if they done this it would be a big mistake i would never buy one not that i am anyway

but i think they might wet ther pants and not do it

imgine no hiring games no reselling etc that suck the fat one

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Dr. Peaceful Jan 30, 2006, 08:53pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: XBOX 360 can't play American games?
One game locks to one console. That's worst than software licensed for one PC only. I guess this world is all about profit, isn't it?! :|

Brian Xia Jan 31, 2006, 07:35pm EST Reply - Quote - Report Abuse
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>> Re: XBOX 360 can't play American games?
I KNOW MAN~ Y PPL BOTHER PUTTING THOSE DAMN REGION CODES. THOSE PPL ONLY AIM AT PROFIT~ NOT THE PROFESSION OF GAMING~ = ="


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