Entries in 'region locking' (5)

Steam games can no longer be gifted freely across regions

Steam games can no longer be gifted freely across regions

A complicated set of restrictions has been implemented that has effectively killed off one avenue through which cheap European CD keys are sold online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2014 at 10:07AM in News
Iwata says Nintendo would consider ditching region locking

Iwata says Nintendo would consider ditching region locking

Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has indicated that Nintendo could be willing to reverse its long-term opposition to region locking.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 10:47AM in News
Nintendo says New 3DS will also be region locked

Nintendo says New 3DS will also be region locked

Both the New 3DS and New 3DS XL will maintain Nintendo’s region locking policy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2014 at 9:00AM in News
Is there room for regional pricing in the digital future?

Is there room for regional pricing in the digital future?

Steam’s annual summer sale is underway. It’s an event celebrated by PC gamers the world over, but Indians don’t quite get the full magnitude of what these sales represent. After ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jul 16th 2013 at 10:52AM in News

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Iwata says Nintendo must region lock due to "cultural acceptance and legal restrictions"

Iwata says Nintendo must region lock due to "cultural acceptance and legal restrictions"

Nintendo looks unlikely to respond to pressure to reverse its region-locking policy with Wii U and 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2013 at 9:15AM in News