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Unlock the region code to play imported blue-ray movies

Hi, i have a ps3, 40g, and bought a blue-ray movie,only it is from america, i wondered if there was a way to change the region code, so i can play it. it comes up with (movie wont play due to wrong region code)
can the region code be unlocked so that it becomes region free?

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  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2009

    i have the same problem.............

  • nomin enhbaatar Mar 31, 2009

    my ps3 cannot play most of the DVD, always tells no match of regional code. very disappointing, regret that bought this playstation.

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Short answer...yes, would you like to invest what would likely be days learning the process? There may be a mod ship out there somewhere, but unless you are willing to modify the PS3 in someway that would likely void any warranties, then you're going to have to find a DVD for your region. A mod without a chip would involve installing linux in addition to the OS that the playstation comes with. I'm sure the process has gotten easier since I last checked, but I found it too painstaking.

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