Do You Still Buy Old Games? Probably Not a Great Idea if You Play Them.
Collectors are in to own them regardless of performance, but if you buy games to play then you ought to know video games released in the U.K. were slowed down due to being in PAL format.
NES, Master System, SNES, Mega Drive, N64, PS1, PS2, Dreamcast, GameCube, Xbox, and Wii.
In terms of Nintendo handhelds, they didn't seem to have the PAL issue, but rather their PAL versions were the same as NTSC-U with the addition of more languages.
Comparison of PAL vs NTSC
And yes, there were a few PAL games optimized but.. they were few. Here's one of them:
In conclusion, I'd not buy PAL games to play as they're effectively slower than the U.S. version and it'd feel sluggish.
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