So on the PS3's region free play...

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  1. Rodimus Prime

    Rodimus Prime Sola Gratia, Sola Fide TFW2005 Supporter

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    Since the PS3 itself is region free (from my understanding) would I be able to say... purchase British DVDs and watch them on my PS3?
     
  2. Gigatron_2005

    Gigatron_2005 President of Calendars

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    No. Games are region free. Movies (DVD and Bluray) are not region free. That said, a lot of British bluray titles appear to be region free (work on any region), so you can import some bluray titles from overseas as long as you check that it is computable with your region.
     
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    No they wont, I have a few Region 2 DVD's and they do not work on the PS3.
     
  4. QuinJester

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    "Region Free" is always something on the software (EG: Game or movie) side of things, not the hardware (PS3 or DVD player), unfortunately.
     
  5. Prowl

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    I know I bought Transformers (1986) BluRay, and it's definitely not Region 1, and it works on my PS3, but that's bluray.
     
  6. Joe Moore

    Joe Moore Is Not Jim... Administrator

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    Only about 20% of Blu-Rays are region protected. It's easy to tell before you buy. Just be aware, if the disc has PAL formatted SD content on it, those features will not play.
     

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