Shocker: Nintendo Wii U said to be region-locked

Sharif Sakr
S. Sakr|09.24.12

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Shocker: Nintendo Wii U said to be region-locked

The forthcoming Wii U console from Nintendo will be region-locked, just like the original Wii and the 3DS, Nintendo UK told Eurogamer. That means you won't be able to play obscure (or early) Japanese imports on it, and customs officials won't get anything to break up the monotony of seized cigars and bushmeat.

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