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Microsoft Exec Says Company Isn't Trying to Fuel HD Format War

In response to the Blu-ray camp's offensives and accusations this week that Microsoft is prolonging the format war, Kevin Collins, director in the Microsoft Consumer Media Technology Group, defended the company's backing of HD DVD.

"The [Blu-ray] camp's claims about Microsoft's desire to have a format war are baseless," Collins said. "Microsoft has over 100 people working on HD DVD interactivity and we believe that HD DVD is the next-generation optical format."

Collins went on to categorically reject accusations from the Blu-ray camp, and explained why Microsoft had chosen HD DVD over Blu-ray.

(via Home Media Magazine on November 2, 2007)

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ktchong3460d ago

This is so vicious that it's delicious.

Itachi3460d ago

If it means stopping sony then Microsoft will support HD-DVD and prolong the war

if you hear all comments coming from bill gates and the Microsoft camp they are only on one side the digital distribution side

PS3 Limps on and on3460d ago

I thought it was against n4g.com to report stuff that is false.

Real gamer 4 life3460d ago

ofcourse they dont want sony to take win the format war. if they do win then Sony will have the upper hand.

gamesR4fun3460d ago

what do you expect tho M$ isnt going to give up after sinking all this cash besides admitting defeat on hddvd will hurt the xbox imo...
Honestly tho i hope neither win let them duke it out and drop the prices even more... 199 ps3 or xbox w/hddvd anyone?

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