Games & gear forum: Importing a Japanese PS Vita to Aus, are there any issues?

by: RandolphCaer February 7, 2013 11:01 PM PST

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Importing a Japanese PS Vita to Aus, are there any issues?

by RandolphCaer - 2/7/13 11:01 PM

Hey gang,

I'm looking to import a Sapphire Blue PS Vita cause I may die of blandness if I buy another plain black device.

As blue Vita's are only available in Japan, that's where I'll be ordering from. However before I lay out the extra cash I thought I'd ask if anyone has experience using a Japanese PS Vita in Australia and if they've had any issues.

It's region free, so games on physical media shouldn't be a problem, but what about downloads and the PSN? Can I still sign up for the Aussie PSN? Or is it locked to the Japanese?

I presume changing the default language to english is just in the setting menu, so that shouldn't be a problem.

Any advice would greatly appreciated.

Cheers!

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