Blu-Ray Region Guide11 Sep 2009 5 Comments
There seems to be a lot of confusion around blu-rays region/zoning dilemma coming from the DVD. I noticed that after the recent PS3 post.
So this is a quick guide,here it goes:
DVD’s had 6 zones as shown in the graph below:
But Blu-rays have 3 regions:
But blu-ray has an unspoken secret, most movies are region free, so it doesn’t matter what region your player is. You can check the Blu-ray titles here
As for the PS3, all PS3 games are playable on all region consoles, there is no region lock for games. But the restrictions are on DVDs and some blu-ray movies, so you wont be able to play your PS2 games (not an issue with the newer models)/DVD movies that you purchased from amazon if you have a PAL PS3 and vice-versa.