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Star Ocean: The Last Hope Open Region

It would seem as if Star Ocean: The Last Hope, for the Xbox 360 is not region encoded on the NTSC version of the game. The disks for Star Ocean: The Last Hope are open for 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8. This should be good news for any fan of the series who does not wish to wait for Release in there Region.

Region 1: U.S., Canada, U.S. Territories
Region 2: Japan, Europe, South Africa, and Middle East (including Egypt)
Region 3: Southeast Asia and East Asia (including Hong Kong)
Region 4: Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Central America, Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean
Region 5: Eastern Europe (Former Soviet Union), Indian subcontinent, Africa, North Korea, and Mongolia
Region 6: China
Region 7: Reserved
Region 8: Special international venues (airplanes, cruise ships, etc.)

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marichuu3553d ago

Sweet, just need to find a cheap copy somewhere :>

atheistium3553d ago

Is this just for American NTSC or the English language version NTSC J

laaakokaracha3553d ago

Only US version since the Japanese version IS region locked.

However Im not sure whether it is 100% working. Maybe the DVD decrypter is not recognizing the region lock.

I hope though since I live in Europe and I just Imported the game for lots of money :(

I might get it on the 27th. I will post if it works

HarukoHex3553d ago

Well i also checked Person 3 FES, Persona 3, KH 2, and a few dvds to check it, and they were all correct, unless 360 games region locks are massivly different I don't see why it would read otherwise.

laaakokaracha3553d ago

Region 8: Special international venues (airplanes, cruise ships, etc.)

Fasten your seat belt and enjoy Star Ocean 4!

Disco Downey3553d ago

I live in Europe aswell, so if i order this from the States it will work here?

laaakokaracha3553d ago

As HarukoHex said, it wouldnt really make sense if it doesnt work.

Im pretty much convinced it should work. Thats why I ordered it.

I should get it in a couple of days so I will post if it works.

Once again, thanks HarukoHex for testing this!

Disco Downey3553d ago

sweet. Cheers lads. Ill give it a shot.

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