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It appears that Chinese Switch consoles are locked. Tencent is handling the Chinese market, and domestic games, which read “CHN” on the Switch cards, are reportedly locked. This means international players will need to import Tencent Switches should they want to play any future China-only releases.

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Brian Ashcraft

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.