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These are the different regions:
0 - can be played everywhere
1 - United States, Canada, and U.S. territories
2 - Europe, Greenland, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Japan, Egypt, Middle East
3 -Southeast Asia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan
4 - Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Central America, South America,
5 - former Soviet Union countries, eastern Europe, Indian subcontinent, Mongolia, the rest of Africa
6 - People’s Republic of China
7 - free
8 - airplanes, cruiser
This next text is copied from:
DVD movies can contain a region code, denoting which area of the world it is targeted at, which is completely independent of encryption. The commercial DVD-video player specification dictates that players must only play discs that contain their region code. This allows the film studios to set different retail prices in different markets and extract the maximum possible price from consumers. With region coding, studios can dictate release schedules and prices around the world. However, many DVD players allow playback of any disc, or can be modified to do so. Region coding pertains to regional lockout, which originated from the video game industry.
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