Regional lockout is the programming practice, code, chip, or physical barrier used to prevent the playing of media designed for a device from the country where it is marketed on the version of the same device marketed in another country.

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Xbox account region change - what about NTSC/PAL?

So it appears that it is possible to change the region of your Xbox Live account. That's great news since I've moved to another country and had difficulties buying games on marketplace since my credit ...
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Is Kinect Star Wars Region Free?

I want to know if Kinect Star Wars PAL is playable on a NTSC-US Xbox 360. Thanks
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Any conflicts with DLC from a Dutch PSN account when playing a UK PS3 version of South Park: Stick of Truth?

Unfortunately, here in the Netherlands we only have the censored version of South Park: The Stick of Truth for the PS3. Both the US and UK versions are uncensored. I am considering ordering the game ...
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Is DLC for region free games region free too?

I know that DLC is region locked for PlayStation4 games. If a get a region free game (the one that has free on the globe on the back of the box) will I be able to run the DLC for my game that was ...
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Was stranglehold region locked?

Was the game Stranglehold region locked? I have heard that it was going to be because of movie licensing issues, and i have also heard that the region lock was lifted due to consumer reaction. ...