on 04-06-2012 03:10 AM
on 04-06-2012 05:40 AM
on 04-06-2012 12:14 PM
the site is www.nzgameshop.com
most nz sites use .co.nz
im not sure if they are located locally due to the url
they do not state the region but they state full compatibility with pal sytems and the game is an ntsc version
Please note: this is the NTSC version of the game which is fully compatible with PAL systems.
Free roam environment.
Rockstar social club.
Add on (expansion) content available.
Online multiplayer with 15 modes of play and up to 16 players."
either they arent telling me something, or this is an issue nobody has come across so far as i cannot find any relevant info.
not sure if this is any help
if aybody can help it would be much appreciated
im guessing i need to contact the seller and find out what region this version is they are selling? same with any other games i buy from them.
also any advice for this scenario ,for example:
i buy a US version of GTA IV
i live and bought my ps3 in new zealand
i try to download DLC and/or play online
1. is it possible to download DLC for USA games even tho im in nz? since i cant download it from the nz store
2. i realise i can play USA games etc, but does this mean i can play online?
05-06-2012 12:08 AM - edited 05-06-2012 12:11 AM
Games are not locked by region, but DLC is (so that ratings and classifications match the games released in each region). You can buy a game from any region and play it on your PS3, but any DLC for that game will have to be purchased from the same region the game was released for.
In answer to your questions:
1: You will need a US PSN (now SEN) account (don't ask me how to create one, as doing this is frowned upon) with funds added via a US PSN card in order to purchase DLC from the US Store.
2: Online play is not restricted by region, unless the game comes with an online pass code (GTA IV does not). If the game has an online pass code, it can only be activated in the game's region.
If the shop is still using PAL and NTSC to denote which region the game is for, then they are idiots and don't know what those acronyms mean.
on 05-06-2012 12:41 AM
Thanks for your help, much appreciated.
Does the region of a game that doesn't require an online passcode, affect game updates etc?
(if i bought this GTA IV would i be able to download updates for the game so i can sign in and play online, or are updates region locked also)
Sorry if it seems a dumb question to you, i have only just recently converted from being g a PC gamer so im new to the whole PSN thing.
on 05-06-2012 09:29 AM
on 05-06-2012 10:10 AM
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