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PS3 a Trojan horse for Blu-ray, says Disney

A Disney exec this week told the L.A. Times this week that Sony Corp.'s Playstation 3 was a device built to penetrate the high-definition Blu-ray disc format into living rooms.
"The Playstation 3 was a Trojan Horse," said Disney Studios Home Entertainment President Bob Chapek.

Toshiba Corp. on Tues. announced that it would exit the HD DVD business following a rash of support for the Blu-ray disc format.

"Our efforts have only just begun," Chapek said. "We have to get the consumer to make the move from DVD to Blu-ray now that the risk of picking the wrong format is gone."

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TheExecutive3253d ago

I guess 2 people dont do blu :(...
must be HD DVD supporters... er martyrs I mean, HDDVD martyrs

wow143253d ago

How about we dont care what format a movie disc is?

Maddens Raiders3253d ago (Edited 3253d ago )

the Greeks "sacked" Troy with this fine horse. The art of war never goes out of style.

TheExecutive3253d ago

exactly. Its a bluray trojan horse with one hell of a gaming system inside.

Brian52473253d ago

And Sony will be laughing all the way to the bank.

BrianC62343253d ago

Kaz - When are you going to put the PSP versions of movies on Blu-ray discs? When you do let me know. Then I'll move from DVD to Blu-ray. That feature will be all I need to make the jump. I hope all the movie companies see this and do it. It will really help PSP sales too.

Bill Gates3253d ago

Yes, but it's a beautiful BLACK trojan horse, that's also a KICKASS video gaming system, DVD upscaler, and multi media POWERHOUSE.

shysun3253d ago

Duh...and I'm glad they did it! ;)

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