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Best way to play imports?

#1 dafoomie   dafoomie CAGiversary!   8767 Posts   Joined 12.0 Years Ago  

Posted 14 February 2013 - 09:14 AM

Looking for the best/cheapest method of playing imports on my fat PS2. Swap magic? Mod chip? Buy a Japanese/debug PS2?

#2 shadowneko003   COWABUNGA! CAGiversary!   837 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  


Posted 11 April 2013 - 11:31 PM

I use swap magic on my fat ps2. You might have to reset it a few times for the swap magic disc to work.

I believe there's a softmod way as well. Google is your friend.

#3 Cojiro   Gameshare Threads Retarted Little Brother CAGiversary!   1392 Posts   Joined 2.7 Years Ago  

Posted 27 August 2013 - 11:27 AM

Soft modded PS2 memory card man = ) used to own one before I gave it away. I'll PM you the details.


#4 Josh1billion   ゲーム開発者 CAGiversary!   1876 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  


Posted 10 April 2014 - 06:00 AM

Old thread, but the forum isn't busy anyway, so why not...


Swapping is a pain.  As Dnipro Cojiro mentioned, soft-modding a memory card is a great option.  I don't think those memory cards can play legitimate import discs, though, so keep that in mind.  As far as I know, only hard-modded or Japanese PS2s will play those.



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