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Pal saturn playing ntsc games

Discussion in 'Saturn' started by Xiphias, May 20, 2002.

  1. Xiphias

    Xiphias New Member

    I've just been getting in to this "ftp" thing and grabbing myself a few saturn games what i would like to know before I burn them is will they work on my PAL saturn ???

    They are NTSC games and i've used satconv to change the region code but will they still play like my other PAL games ?

  2. Arakon

    Arakon New Member

    it will work, but the games will run 17% slower than they would on a ntsc saturn.
  3. Xiphias

    Xiphias New Member

    k thanks for that but thats just a figure does the 17% distroy

    the gaming experence ???
  4. Curtis

    Curtis Member

    It doesn't destroy the gaming experience, as you put it, if you have never experienced the difference. With some games it makes more of a difference than others, but you usually don't notice it. All PAL games have this 17% reduction due to the nature of PAL television signals.
  5. Xiphias

    Xiphias New Member

    Thanks for that buddy I understand now [​IMG]
  6. Djidjo

    Djidjo New Member

    Some games will work only in 60 Hz though (Marvel SH vs Street Fighter, Yakyuken Special...)
  7. mal

    mal Member

    And some Euro games are PAL optimized and don't work properly on an NTSC Saturn.

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