Are PSP UMD games are region free?

Updated: 10/5/2023
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Yes, from experience i have played games on my PSP from China and Europe. The only differences between releases are (generally): art, language and rating system.

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The majority of PSP games are region free. You can play Japanese games on a European or American PSP model without having to do so.

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