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pokemon black not working on dsi

Guest asks: Added Aug 3rd 2010, ID #160326

pokemon black not working on dsi

I got Pokemon black the 25th and when I put it in my dsi it works fine but when I click on it the dsi frezz's and there is a black screen. I got my Pokemon black from japan. But not my dsi so is that why.


flamehead41 answered:
Added 4th Aug 2010, ID #346358

maybe its your dsi try a diffifrent game and if it works then the game is probly messed up

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Guest said: 31st Oct 2014 | REPORT
A reason it might not work is because some times an American game system will not play a game from a different country. Hope this helps
dragonx254 answered:
Added 4th Aug 2010, ID #346464

The reason for this is that games not made in the US are PAL and your DSi is NTSC. Aka, games made somewhere else do not work in systems made in US.


Guest answered:
Added 10th Aug 2010, ID #348359

ok pokemon black and white can both be played on US ds's/Dsi the reason why the game is not working is because one the game is not even made yet it wont be avail till sept 18th 2010 in japan then probably april 2011 in the USA. if you truly have the game then it is most defenitly a fake. sorry but you were taken advantage of by a scam artist.

goldswimmerbj answered:
Added 11th Aug 2010, ID #348463

The dsi has a reigion bloker. AKA only U.S games work on a U.S dsi.

Guest answered:
Added 14th Aug 2010, ID #349296

ok i'm going to correct this one more time because i own a dsi and reg ds lite and own a few dif games that are jap and my dsi is Usa they work just fine on either. if your pokemon black game was real it would work but see its not...does not come out for another month...wait till it comes out then you will be able to play pokemon black

Guest answered:
Added 5th Oct 2010, ID #359521

It does NOT work on a US/Can DSi. I received mine today from Japan. It works on the DSlite only.

JarieSuicune answered:
Added 18th Oct 2010, ID #361638

This is PATHETIC. Lousy mix up of answers! Delete the rest, please!

Pokemon Black and White ARE DS games, BUT are DSi-Enhanced. THEREFORE, they are also subject to the DSi's REGION-LOCK.

So, to play them on DSi, you have to have a JAPANESE-MODEL DSi, or wait for your region-version of the games to be released.

OR you can just play them on ANY of the earlier versions of the DS systems. They have NO region-lock recognition, and as such CAN play Black

Cyndevia answered:
Added 8th Mar 2011, ID #391452

What Nintendo has done to the DSi's is that, when you try to play games from other countries they won't work and if you use an R4 or something similar to that they won't work either due to some patches that they have placed into the DSi's.

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Purrloin said: 18th Dec 2011 | REPORT
Thank you for clarifying this.

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