Harry Potter 5 "The Order Of The Phoenix Bluray Disc Will Be Bundled w/ PS3.
I just wonder where this will all end up. When will people really start giving a damn about High Defintion? It's not like you see regular TV's being advertised anymore.
It's all flat panel HDTV's. In commercials, for football, there no doubt HDTV's are the future. How long before people see that DVD is crap on HDTV's? And start seriously demanding Blu ray or HD DVD?
And you guys wonder why us Xbots think that the PS3 is more a DVD player!
So with the people that disagreed with me does that mean you agree with xbots that the PS3 is more of a DVD player?
Even if the format war stays at the current status quo in a little over a year Blu-Ray owners will be able to get every movie from every studio save Universal.
If Paramount re-ups after their current contract expires they'll be asking for a lot more than 150 million because the installation numbers will be way higher. Would Toshiba pay 500 million to keep Paramount?
No, I'm simply disagreeing with the way you appear everywhere that you are not wanted. If you really think the PS3 is just a Blu Ray player, you sure are going out on a limb against it, did Blu Ray slay your HD-DVD add-on or something? As much as I value the opinions of others, there is a time and place for constructive arguments, but there is never a time for these mindless rantings of yours.
because up till now it was Spidey 3 (sony movie) bundled in. maybe this is a sign that warner brothers is finally starting to warm up to their attitude about the PS3.
Good point hadn't thought about that.
Though I don't think WB will make any decisions until after this year, this shows an example of how certain movie studios can take full advantage of the PS3 user base. Disney has been thinking of creating a developer studio, so why not make PS3 games and bundle them with a Disney or Pixar Blu Ray movie? Though I haven't been sold on the whole synergy thing, I do see opportunities that are just waiting for these corporations.
But how does this help WB? I'm pretty sure the movie is going to sell bundles, hell I'm going to buy it, but what does throwing it in for free do for WB? Spidey I can see since its a Sony movie...
But who cares, its a great movie and the more that can enjoy it the better!
p.s. Read the books if you like the movie, their better.
didnt one of the harry potter guys come outta the closet?
Well J.K.Rowling outed Dumbledore as being gay. Which makes no sense at all since it doesn't effect the plot or your perception of the character before you knew he was gay. All it does is get the groups that called the series "devils work" more fuel for the fire.
its kinda like how Clive Barker thinks we need more "gay" lead characters in video games. o.O why? i dont care if my lead character humps goats as long as the story is good and the gameplay rocks.
I'm going to get the DVD Version. have every single one in DVD Format. why switch now? ;3
HDTV's are the way of the future. DVD looks like crap on HDTV.
doesn't the ps3 upconvert dvd's or something. I don't think dvd's look like crap on my 42" 720 ( maybe a 60" 1080p would be different), but you can definitely see a difference in blurays and regular dvds.
You can say whatever, in the end DVD looks like crap compared to Blu ray.
You gotta get some blu rays and really see that there's a whole new era of home entertainment out there.
If you stick to DVD your missing out.
looks like crap. Especially when the PS3 upconverts to HD on all DVD's. it looks great. But Blu-Ray version of Harry Potter would definately sweeten the "Pot". If you have a High Def movie player, and an HDTV, why would you NOT get the HD version?
I have a 61" 1080p and dvd's dont "look like crap". Most movies that are blu-ray are upconverted any way. IN the future they will be shot with different cameras, but not today. DVD's look good on my tv due to the ps3 upconverting the signal. However, something like planet earth shows what the format can really do
@executive. apart from independent moviemakers hollywood studios record, transfer and edit in a format way higher then full hd. you actually lose quality with hd. no offense or anything just look it up.
They shoot films at higher than 1080p. The movies you get on Blu-Ray are not upconverted. They are actually lower quality than the original film.
By the way if your on the borderline between buying a HD player, just look at Planet Earth on Blu-Ray. It was after seeing this that I HAD to get a Blu-Ray player. It was just convenient that the PS3 played blu-ray movies.
Really, if your going to spend $2,000 on an HDTV, a HD console or player can really justify the purchase. Throw in a 7.1 surround sound system and you may never go to the movies again.
I find very little/if any difference between an upscaled DVD, and bluray/hddvd.
Spiderman 3 was just as bad.
Why can't they bundle a good film?
Or maybe even................a game?
proves yet again that its blu-ray player first and games console second.
80gb US: Motorstorm?
60gb EU: Motorstorm + Resistance?
I'm getting all the pirates of the caribean and harry potters for xmas on blu-ray, gotta help my fellow format :)
As I stated in my first post, this BR is only rumor, it's the second word in french in the post. Rumor.
its coming to blu-ray
yeah i think it does upscaleing, you can get a good dvd player with upscalling tech. now days. And there is the problem with the upscaling players you have less people wanting to switch to the blue ray or hd dvd because in there mind its just as good.
notify me when Emma Watson starts doing skin/porn films........
i`m pretty sure, shes pretty young.
I think she turns 18 next year.
I know Daniel turns 18 this year so yeah, she's a year younger. Let the countdown begin xD
w/ the cool games, commercials (sans EU) and momentum that the PS3 has now, this will only add to it's diverse and rich lineup. They already have systems which are bundled with a game and of course the Spiderman bundle http://www.amazon.com/exec/... so P4KY, I'm not sure what you're talking about. You can get Motorstorm or NBA 2K7, or the Blu-Ray deals; whichever suits you. I still wish they would let you 'select' what game you wanted, but that's another story. With the popularity of Harry Potter in the EU coupled with Sony's stake in Blu-Ray, I think it would be foolish of them not to offer Blu-ray movie bundles as well - ultimately helping them and their partners.
Right now is a great time to buy a PS3; in the near future it will be even better.
DVD is past tense to how Blu ray and HD DVD look on these HDTV's.
I wouldn't be surprised if most of these people haven't even seen a movie in High Def before.
With people and the idea that DVD still looks the same, I guess that's why HD formats are so slow in advancing.
wow nice deal. last movie i bought was pirates of the caribian 3. a nice movie and nice quility. i suggest it to everyone.
Yeah it's nice and all, but who's going to shell out $120 for the other 4 blurays of the series? Still, it's nice to get something for free.
harry potter on blue-ray will look SWEET
This just seems a bit odd to me. I'll admit that I really liked the movies and the books. Except for the last book, it was ok but not quite as good as the others, but thats off topic. Anyways I wouldn't quite expect the same people who would watch the HP movies to be the ones to buy a PS3/360. Just seems like a different crowd.
But you lucky PS3 buyer you, its a great movie!
You get uncompresses sound that is way better than HD-DVD...plus on bluray you have to space for uncompressed digial 7.1 PCM sound...that is why the transformers HD-DVD does not have High Def sound...it was only 5.1 dolby digital plus (English Dolby Digital-Pus 5.1 Surround (1.5mbps)) http://hddvd.highdefdigest....
Even though it got a 5 star rating on the sound...it could have been a better disc on bluray...at least in the sound.
They ran out of disc space so all they could go with in dolby digital plus.
"Indeed, I had the opportunity to attend a special 'Transformers' media event with Paramount late last week, and the question was asked almost immediately -- why no Dolby TrueHD or uncompressed PCM? The studio's answer was that due to space limitations on the disc, the decision was made to limit the audio to Dolby Digital-Plus 5.1 Surround only (here at 1.5mbps). Unfortunately, this confirms the long-held theory that the 30Gb capacity of an HD-30 dual-layer HD DVD disc has forced studios to choose between offering a robust supplements package (as they've done here) and the very best in audio quality."
Oh well...most people will see the disc space problem in the months and years to come...sure there are the new 51GB HD-DVD discs...but you might have to get a new player...and there are 100GB bluray discs comming soon also...
So I highly doubt that it will happen as it's coming out on DVD & HD-DVD.
it is coming to blu-ray dude
yeah bro, FullMetals right. It's coming out on BR aswell. You can even get it in a gift set with the other movies later this month.
Now bundled with the PS3, yeah, that's a rumor. We'll just have to wait and see if it's true or not. But Harry Potter 5 will be on Blu.
To combine a HIGH grossing, high profile movie like Harry Potter in a bundle with the ps3 is almost guranteed extra sales. In retrospect, this can bring the U.S. ps3 numbers closer to the 360 U.S. sales numbers.
And as a side bonus, add to the number of blu ray disc attach rates.
I'm not saying this is fact. It's just a possibility given the recent ps3 price cut in combination with an epic level movie franchise like Harry Potter.
That's if the rumor is true of couse
Maybe finally Warner is showing some blu luuve. I'm not a fan of HP but hopefully it's true so more PS3s may be sold.
It wouldn't suprise me at all if R&C wasn't bundled with this after the holidays as well. Why? This bundle is clearly aimed at the casual/children demographic. As LBP approaches, its clear for Sony and their associates like Disney/Warner Bros. to market the PS3 and Blu-Ray to a wider audience next year. This year they had to re-introduce a lower-priced SKU while reaffirming the PS3 as a "gaming console" to the hardcore crowd in 2007. I can see a Sony commercial next year touting LBP and "you can buy a $399 PS3 bundled w/ HP and R&C" to play it on. Soccer moms will take notice. I guarantee Sony makes a huge push to have the PS3 appear on many children's wishlists next Xmas and this is an excellent avenue to do so.
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