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    Can I play A Japanese PS3 game?

    Well, I have bought in the past lots of games from Japanese PSN online store and they worked on my North American PS3 model.. I want to buy from Ebay the PS1 GAME called WINNING ELEVEN 4. Its on a disc and its Japanese version. If I will buy it, can I play it on my PS3 North American model? If the downloaded games are playable and what do you guys think about the disc version.? Thanks for any help.


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    Don't think so. I believe that PS1/PS2 are region lock, but PS3 games aren't. Sad state of affairs I know. Don't quote me, but I'm like 90% sure.


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    PS1/2 games are region locked so no. Your only hope is a PS1 Classic version on PSN (if its not already there).

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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronSOLDIER View Post
    PS1/2 games are region locked so no. Your only hope is a PS1 Classic version on PSN (if its not already there).
    Ohh man Iam sad now lol. Thanks for clearing that out. I liked Winning Eleven 4 and I have just checked the Japanese PSN store and they don't have it, I guess no chance of getting this game.


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    Yeah there's no disc swap tricks you can do either like on PS1 I've tried lol

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    That sucks. At least the PS3 games aren't region locked.


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    Quote Originally Posted by TDbank24 View Post
    That sucks. At least the PS3 games aren't region locked.
    I know friend there are some really cool Japanese PS1 games.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Syphon_Filter View Post
    I know friend there are some really cool Japanese PS1 games.
    Quite a few of the PS1 Japanese game are on the Japanese Playstation Network in digital format so you can download them. Best suggestion from me is to setup a Japanese Playstation account and then get a VITA

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shin Asura View Post
    Quite a few of the PS1 Japanese game are on the Japanese Playstation Network in digital format so you can download them. Best suggestion from me is to setup a Japanese Playstation account and then get a VITA
    Winning Eleven 4 is not on the Japanese PSN. I did check the store out and it wasnt there.


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