It looks likely that by the end of this year's holiday season, Blu-ray players could gain a sizable advantage over HD DVD in the next-generation DVD format battle.
now it's going to have to start the real battle - competing with dvd.
not yet atleast
if and when they bring the price down to dvd levels then maybe.
Till then i dont really care. I still buy DVD's and bluerays
i got three dvd movies for 20 bucks and all three are classic! When blueray can do that then they will smash dvd's. But that wont be anytime soon
I love a good Ho. They're great!
LMFAO when I seen your comment
of course.....who didnt see this coming?..what happend too those 200 dollar hd-dvd units?
but they infact cost $249! figure that out.
edit: lol someone disagrees, ha, its fact!
because last time i heard neither format has been widely accepted. i think blu-ray will win against HD-DVD eventually, but will still get absolutely destroyed by standard dvd's.
If Wal-Mart goes with HD-DVD where is all the kids/money/customers running around with Marvel and Disney movies in their hands? Wal-Mart would be stupid to go HD-DVD. This is the starting of when Sony will go Wolverine on MS and Toshiba's @SS, with games and the format war. It begins.
this is n4g....
NEWS FOR GAMERS !
So I guess the Blue tab at the top of the page (put there by the site developer) that has the words 'Tech' on them is for.... what now?
Oh that's right... TECHNOLOGY.
N4G obviously supports Technology news, or they would not have put that tab at the top of the Home page.
Seems logical to have BR, and HD-DVD discussion in the Technology category.
Maybe he got to it though industry news.
This is news for gamers, so I would think industry means video game industry, not movie industry.
In a year a two, HDTV will be the standard and SDTV will eventually be phased out.
I dont have to read the article to know that blu-ray is going to pwn HD-DVD this holiday, with the Marketing Blu-ray has, and the size of BDA growing to support BD, and the rumored PS3 40gb Version, its obvious blu-ray is going to blow away the competition, paramount is going to realize they did a bad mistake joining HD-DVD, I expect the stand alone BD prices to drop to $250, my opinion BTW.
it will move BD software, I just don't think it'll be the savior like everyone thinks it will. People with PS3s aren't buying BDs now, what makes you think those who waited for a price drop will be more than willing to drop the extra $ for HDM? Most are waiting for the price drop and games. Games are coming, price drop is around the corner. I'll get one for both gaming and BD. I'm console AND format neutral. PS3 is not what it's cracked out to be and BD is in shambles <- honest opinion... I can post links and facts all day long to prove so.
For those complaining about why HDM news is being posted in a gaming site, it's simple... PS3 fanboys preaching 'holy fux0r hddvdead, bd ftmfw', these are also the same fanboys who DON'T buy BD movies :rollseyes:
Now watch as I lose bubbles and get disagrees...
EDIT: to below
Expected from a fanboy to go on making things up. No I did not say BD has a higher attach rate, I said "it will move BD software" as in it will help sell BD disks, just not like everyone think it will. PS3 owners aren't buying BD movies now, why would the 'cheap skates' waiting for a price drop buy them after?
Sheep? as in yourself and all the Sony trolls? Let's take a look at the PS3, as I was once a huge fan. They failed to make the impact as a game console, games are there just that they aren't what Sony was preaching. BD is barely in the software sales lead but overall costs make it not as profitable. To top it off, the format is in shambles, unfinished, undefined, delayed profiles, compatibility issues and the fact that sales have flattened where the competition is gaining ground... yet Sony and BD have a huge following and I'm a sheep for being console and format neutral? Sorry buddy... I see the truth, I read between the lines and I see the current state of it all. The sheep is every single PS3 fanboy on here who doesn't even own a BD they bought themselves yet preach 'HD DVD is dead' for the 5th time
Thanks for playing though, it was fun ;)
Really, you should think more before you post.
While it is true that not every PS3 owner buys blu-ray movies, enough do to have quite an impact. It isn't pure luck that HD DVD lost the software sales lead shortly after the PS3 launched.
Don't worry there are enough MS sheep here to agree with you despite being completely wrong ;)
go go go blueray all the way! wooohoooo!! seems like after a year xbox has no choice but to have blueray disc player add on and further off around 2009 or 2010 xbox 720 that plays blueray disc games... its soooo nice to be on ps3's side. future proof!! AAAHUUUU! nuff said!
are preaching this as if it were written by a neutral person when in fact it's by someone from the BDA. Get out of town! BDA saying YET AGAIN that they will be the winners of all eternity?!
FUD at it's finest
If it wasn't for that stupid Paramount, the war would have been already over by now. The top 3 are Spiderman 3, Transformers and Shrek 3. If Paramount was still natural, all top 3 would have been Blu ray releases.
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