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[Unanswered] Using my US 3DS XL in Japan, long term...
Old 09-17-2013, 01:54 PM
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Default Using my US 3DS XL in Japan, long term...


I'm doing an extended academic study term in Japan so I will be there for about a year. I have a US 3DS bought here in the states. The Pokemon X/Y release is coming up soon on October 12th and unfortunately(lol?) I leave for Japan on the 2nd of October.

This means I'll be unable to easily or quickly obtain a copy of the game on its release date (which I want to do).

However I saw that it will be on the Nintendo eShop on the release day which means that I would be able to download it so my question is...

Will I be able to connect to the US Nintendo eShop from Japan with my US 3DS and download the english version of Pokemon Y on release day from Japan?

Thank you so much for your help.
Old 09-17-2013, 07:01 PM
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Old 09-28-2013, 02:28 AM
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Yes. I have a US 3DS XL and live in the UK. I am able to connect to the US e-shop just fine.