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Fuh Yuan Retracts $299 Wal-Mart HD DVD Statement

That sound you're hearing is your hopes of a $299 HD DVD player anytime in the immediate future deflating, that is, if Fuh Yuan is to be believed this time around.

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dknight3771d ago

Here is the quote from the Fuh Yuan site:
"We are sorry to correct the statement that we have two million HD-DVD players order from Wal-Mart and manufactured by China Great Wall Group. The actuality is that we had not received yet. We are asked to provide the schedule to Wal-Mart and cost to determine the quantity even more than two million, if the cost is good enough and timing is correct. So the capacity is under consideration. Any qualified manufactured base group will be welcome."

http://www.fuhyuan.com/ev/a...

NextGen24Gamer3771d ago

But, I thought it was common sense anyway. So its coming...we just don't know when yet. Interesting Indeed.

ITR3771d ago

So apparently Wal-Mart did look into HD-DVD.

Questions for me are:

Is Wal-Mart still interested?
When will it come to market and how many?
Whats the price point?

Could they make a dual format cheaply?

BIadestarX3771d ago

It seems as Sony fanboys will still going to walk around with their finger crossed... that wallmart does not go ahead with this deal. It's obvious that they are looking into it. That alone means something.

Armyless3771d ago

Your fixation is bordering on obsession.

Inasid3771d ago

I agree. Might have decided the format war sooner than expected if it went through. Or then again, it might have opened up a whole new can.

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