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Playing a european PAL game on a canadian NTSC console

Hi !

Could you tell me how I can play with a european PAL PS2 racing game on my canadian NTSC PS2 console ?

And is it possible to save my PAL game progress on the NTSC memory card ?

I heard about some kind of a PAL-NTSC converter, but is it reliable and is there any danger of damaging my console by using some sort of converter ??


Thank you for your time



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  • blackmessiah Dec 22, 2008

    Hi there,

    Can someone tell me how I can use my European PS3 here in Canada?... I was told that I needed to buy a PAL to NTSC converter... buy I wanted to be sure before I made the purchase.


  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2009

    i want to know if i can play a european game on my canadian wii console



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Go to a search engine like and search for "Swap Magic".  The Emotion Engine processor that is reading the data from the game is told not to read certain Discs if the region code does not match the conoles country code. It mayl save a game to the memory card but not play the game or run the movie.

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