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Playstation 3 Games Question

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Playstation 3 Games Question

We just got a PS 3 today,the kids and Hubby are very excited,We live in Australia and was wondering can you buy games and accesories in Phuket?

I know there is 2 different types Pal and NTSC which one would we be.

Are there burnt games? and has anyone had any experience with them or the accesories working O.K

And finally are they much cheaper than here in OZ?

Any advise with this would be appreciated.

Thanks Guys:)

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1. Re: Playstation 3 Games Question

PS3 games are region free so when Im in Australia on holidays from Ireland I can buy them there and when Im in Thailand I can buy them there and the same goes for Japan and the US and so on.

They are all region free.

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2. Re: Playstation 3 Games Question

Im sure you cannot buy pirated PS3 games but if its anything like Hong Kong the games are on average 20-30% cheaper & will work fine.

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3. Re: Playstation 3 Games Question

Singapore was dearer than Australia and the few real ones we found in Phuket were no cheaper than in Australia. The copies don't work unless you have a chip (which voids your warranty).

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4. Re: Playstation 3 Games Question

PS3 games use Blu-ray technology and as said above Blu-Ray DVD's or games are not regionally encoded so they should work fine. You may find burnt games, I have not seen any in Bangkok, but I have seen burnt Blu-Ray's. The Blu-Ray burning drive and the blank blu-rays are much more expensive then normal DVD's that's why people do not usually invest in to burning them. But like I said you may get lucky, just look around I guess. I'm sure the accessories that you find should work fine.

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