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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Re: unlock the region code to play imported blue-ray...
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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Movies use a Region code. For North America we use the NTSC configuration which allows 30 frames per second and the European code is PAL which limits it to 24 frames per second, while the difference is minimal, US DVD players cannot read Europe's DVDs and they can't read ours.
Yes you can.. Blu-ray discs are not region coded.. However if you trying to play a DVD or any other format disc then it would not be possible since these are region coded.. However the PS3 games are region free.. can be bought from anywhere and played anywhere..