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PS2 DVD Region Free Fix

Sony Playstation 2 DVD Player Region Free Fix



Would you like to unlock your Sony Playstation 2 DVD Player to Region Free?

There is more than one model of PS2, and more than one PS2 DVD player module. For some models or modules, only a Messiah 2 or Magic 2 chip installation will make them region free. However, many can be made region free, for free.

Follow these steps to unlock your Sony Playstation 2 DVD Player:

  1. Press and hold CIRCLE, RIGHT, L1
  2. Press and hold L3 and push the stick in hard
  3. Boot into the PS2 browser without a CD/DVD in the tray
  4. Press CIRCLE and R1 on the DVD
  5. Hold RIGHT until a menu appears
  6. Press CIRCLE and R1 again
OR
  1. Load the DVD into the PS2
  2. At the browser screen, select the CD icon the press and hold SQUARE then CIRCLE until the DVD menu appears, holding both buttons all of the time
  3. Either select the PLAY icon or the MOVIE START icon

Your Sony Playstation 2 DVD Player is now Region Free.

I hope that helps.

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Region unlock PS2


There is more than one model of PS2, and more than one PS2 DVD player module. For some models or modules, only a Messiah 2 or Magic 2 chip installation will make them region free.

However, many can be made region free, for free.

Try this Tip for the steps:

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I hope that helps.

Nov 27, 2009 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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There is more than one model of PS2, and more than one PS2 DVD player module. For some models or modules, only a Messiah 2 or Magic 2 chip installation will make them region free.

However, many can be made region free, for free.
Try this Tip for the steps:

Playstation2 Region Free Fix

I hope that helps.

Aug 20, 2008 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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