Nintendo has always been aggressive with region-locking, but that's changing with the Switch. That's right, the Switch will be able to play games from any territory. Meaning, importing games from Japan and playing them on your US-based console will be totally doable -- no need to buy region-specific hardware for those anymore. Nor will you have to wait for a certain game to get translated into English. Hey, all right!
Nintendo will not apply region-locking to #NintendoSwitch software.— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) January 13, 2017
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