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The dvd drive in your xbox360 is set to a spesific region and will only by default play the same code region disks.

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I recently bought an computer console xbox 360 From the U.S.A. And tells me that I have wrong area code.


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Well i bought a game called 2k8 basketball here in philippines, but i bought my xbox on australia, then i tryed my game and it said, ( The disc's region code is incorrect for this consol ) so how can i...


Sorry you can't fix it. Most games are Region specific meaning that they are playable only on Xbox 360 systems from the specific region that you have. If you bought your Xbox 360 in Australia then it is likely PAL system and can only play Pal games.

"Determine whether the game disc is from the same region as the region where you purchased the Xbox console. To determine the region, view the back of the game package. Look for one of the following codes:

* NTSC: North America and South America (United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, and Brazil)
* NTSC-J: Asia (Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan)
* PAL: Europe, South Africa, India, Australia, and New Zealand"

If the game you have doesn't match with your Xbox 360 Region then you won't be able to play it. (but a few games are playable on multiple regions, check list below)

Check out this site prior to buying games to help identify which games that aren't PAL might be still playable on your system.: http://www.play-asia.com/paOS-00-3-xbox360_compatibility_guide-49-en-84-t.html

Notice that NBA 2K8 US version is not compatible with PAL system. If you had bought the US version of NBA 2K9 then it would have worked.

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My new disc is not working it keeps saying "wrong region", how do I fix it?


The Xbox has to be unlocked or you need to buy the disc for your region .Sometimes it is difficult to unlock the console but the other option is get or exchange for the right region.
get some tips fromt he link below;

http://www.engadget.com/2007/07/18/xbox-360-hack-changes-dvd-key-game-region/

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Hi my xbox 360 slim plays most dvd's but some it not play and it says wrong regan code what do i do


There isn't anything you cab really do without opening the xbox up.
ll DVD's have what is called a region code. this is a code that is specific to 5 regions. in North America, we are region 1, and Japan, they would be region 5. If the Xbox is purchased in North America, the DVD drive in the Xbox, is imprinted with region code 1. This mean it will only play region code 1 movies, and games.

The only thing you can do is to either mod your xbox, or replace the DVD drive with a drive from a different region, but this will make it so you can play dvds from your region.

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How to change the region code for a xbox 360 game


You can not change the region code for an Xbox 360 game, you can however change the region acceptance of your xbox 360. But this will most likely make it so you can't play your other games.

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Wrong region code this disc region code is incorrect for this console.i got this game from oversea, on ebay, it is band new, but does not work, can you hepl


for now, there is 3 disc region codes,

ntsc for north america and south america, (united states,canada,mexico,chile and Brazi)

ntsc-j for Asia, (hongkong Japan, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan)

pal for Europe, South africa, India Australia, and new zeland


if your console was bought in us, you should be able to use game discs with ntsc region code, this is shown on the cd itself and the case of the cd...



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The region code is wrong,x-box 360


go to the settings menu and if you dont see region right away go to system settings. It will either say region or locale, depending on if you have the new xbox experience or not. if you never had xbox live on it and you bought it new you have the old version.

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Xbox 360 wrong region


for the region you can goto the system page and in there there is a bit u can change the region.

i did it befor cos i got a usa game from a friend and they told me to do the same.

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