In a recent intervew with CNET, NoA spokesman Vispi Bhopti covered many topics about the upcoming Wii.
Sorry to say but any Australians planning on stocking up on U.S imports will have to think again, Bhopti said "You won't be able to play overseas games on an Australian unit.""We will be guaranteeing pre-ordered stock at retail - so that's definitely the way to go to secure it because we can't guarantee total supply because we don't know how many consumers are going to go wild over this," Bhopti said. "We are bringing in a significant number of Wiis into Australia - it won't be a small drop. But at the same time, our expectations are so big for this product that we would, to err on the safe side, recommend that people pre-order."
This pretty much confirms the Wii will be region locked.
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