That is a pleasant and unexpected surprise. Via some brave testers at NeoGAF, Amazon Japan has quietly begun allowing customers from outside the country to buy its video games according to a report at Kotaku.
What does this mean for most of you? Not much! But it’s big news for importers and fans of games that haven’t seen a Western release. Normally, people have had to rely on specialist importers for this kind of stuff, but with Amazon shipping directly, those days might be over. If you’re worried about the perils of ordering from a site displayed in a language you can’t read, just hit the button that displays (most of) the necessary content in English.