DVD region coding has been applied to most UMD movies and music. However regional lockout is not applied to games, making them region free.
Region 0: Worldwide
Region 1: United States, Canada, U.S. territories, Latin America
Region 2: European Union, Japan, Middle East, Egypt, South Africa, Greenland, French territories
Region 3: Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, South Korea, Philippines, Indonesia, Hong Kong
Region 4: Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Latin America
Region 5: Russia, Eastern Europe, India, Pakistan, the majority of Africa, North Korea, Mongolia
Region 6: Mainland China
The primary application for UMD discs is as a storage medium for PSP games, although the format is also used for the storage of motion pictures and, to a lesser degree, television shows for playback on the PSP. The video is encoded in the......