Could Transformers be coming to Blu-ray? Have Woolworths let slip a secret or could it just be an admin error?
It's probably fake but what the heck. Maybe Michael Bay threw a fit or maybe the exclusivity doesn't apply to Europe. Fantastic 4 and Underworld are on HD DVD in Europe as are many other Blu-ray exclusives.
It is fake, it would've been known if this title was hitting blu-ray, there's no way it was just on the shelves. I'd love to pick this up, but it just won't happen.
remember how blu ray only titles found its way on hd-dvd in the uk? isnt it possible its the same for blu ray. I have seen these errors happen before like how the rainbow 6 a 360 exclusive got accepted and how disney was coming to hd-dvd with badder santa an error on amazon's part but that still got accepted so this is definetly getting accepted.
This is clearly the work of some deluded sony fanatic.
With no good games to play he simply swapped the HD-DVD cover into a Blu-ray case.
It's a pity really. If Uncharted wasn't crap he could play that instead of feeding his Sony Troll brethren.
dude (krazy Ken) for theing the lemming xbot fanboy that you are... you have serious issues to have the father of the PS as an avatar. Uncharted sucked? you should tell MS to shove it a little less deeper next time, but i'm sure you enjoy every inch of it. lol
I'll order it. It's not fake either, there are several HD-DVD titles available in Europe on Blu-Ray and it is well known.
Well a couple interesting points:
-Someone could have just accidentally put the HD-DVD cover in a Blu-ray box.
-One cover says Transformers, when the other doesn't.
-Why does it have 2 discs?
EDIT: The pirates were on two discs? What's the point of these high capacity discs if you're still going to separate the content onto two discs? lol I know HD films takes up more space, but I doubt it takes up a whole disc just yet.
All the Pirates movies are two discs.
the 2nd disc is for extras. i have all of em on blu ray. :) saw preview of cars while watching seen it before but now i want that on blu ray too
It's called higher bit-rate for video and higher quality of audio tracks (multi-languages) in different surround encodings (SS, DTX, 5.1). Even the BONUS content is encoded higher.If it took 2 DVDs for stuff before it'll take 2 discs as well for Blu-Ray (without compression).
Compression is last-gen.
An uncompressed 1-hour movie (1080p @ 24fps) takes up 328 GB.
HD-DVD & Blu Ray movies are still compressed using:
source for the 328 GB per hour:
It is happening both ways with blu-ray exclusives on HD-DVD.
It all has to do with licencing agreements in different countries. The whole "exclusivity" thing is really a bit of a sham in that a large number of films are not so exclusive in other parts of the world.
this is fake, i am in the uk, i saw the adverts and it states that it is only available on dvd and hd-dvd.
I think it's fake...but it might be possibe...!
but everyone knows that all Paramounts films wil eventually come to Blu Ray...cuz HD DVD is on life support right now...with that price cut crap..
do you know i was in woolworths friday and i saw this transformers on the shelf,blue ray i think it was £21,i remember thinkin i thought it was only hd,put it down i thought too expensive,but it was definate a blue ray box same as the picture!ps i dont give a damm about the film but my son wanted me to buy it 4 him
Michael Bay's only good movie was Armaggedon because J.J. Abrams wrote it!!!
The dialogue in Transformers was just God-awful! The action was cool, but it was just so cheesy and lame! "Give me the cube, boy!"
The dialogue was atrocious, but being a Transformers fan, the movie did it for me.
You speak the truth Leon/Donnie Darko. While the Transformers fanboy in me wanted to love the movie for what it was, they didn't tap into the storyline enough and added too much crap filler and made me dislike it. The GMC commercial-esque canyon drive and blatant product whoring (Mt. Dew transformer wtf!?) throughout the movie was another kick in the balls.
The movie has f`ing awful, the only redeeming thing was when prime said `One shall stand` Quote, and only because it was from the original movie.....
..... I bet Hot rod is in the next film, i think i will actually cry if it is true. Thanks Bay, you truely know how to fu*k the fans over.
Way to screw up all my fond childhood memories, luckily i disregard the new film as a poor rip off, much like the prequel Star Wars movies.
If Universal goes over to Blu-Ray then the format war is over
But the most likely outcome is that Warner go Blu-ray exclusive, that for sure should end it. Then Univeral would probably go multi-platform and it Paramont would be the only reason to go HD DVD.
It hard to believe that 4 sure.
Why are format war people so obsessed with this garbage film? I'm a Blu-Ray supporter, and I couldn't care less about this Michael Bay trash.
I'm far more jealous of City of Men or the Bourne series. If I saw Transformers Blu-Ray on the shelf, I wouldn't even consider it.
lol thats the best laugh ive had all day,spot on with ur comments,sony drones are so desperate for transformers on blu ray,to bad they can only dream
You do know that not ALL Blu-Ray owners have anything to do with Playstation 3 right? Typical fanboy response you have there.
As much as i'd like it to be true, its almost definitly an error of the employees there. Heres the same thing for the hd-dvd on the uk woolworths website (with no blu-ray equal):
Michael Bay already said its a timed exclusive HD DVD title. Blu ray for transoformers is supposed to arrive in about a year or two. No one will care by then, but still.
It'll be added soon enough all Sony/Blu-ray need to do now is get Warner Brothers support to go Blu-ray exclusive
then they win the format war
if not it's gonna be a stalemate
Blu-ray is the highest
most likely front runner to get the deal
just look at the sales
Blu-ray VS HD DVD
seriously now it keeps adding up
by those sales
it's obvious who's going to win
All this format war is won by Sony
then they can concentrate on the Console War by 1000%
PS3 wins the console war
which is in less than a month
Sony wins there too
"well hear are my findings:
woolworths are idiots
I went there on my lunch and the transformers blu-ray box was still sitting there, took it up too counter and they couldnt find it only the hd-dud version. So they said they could order it for me i said ok please do and then they couldnt find it on the system.
So i then went into the discussion about how this shouldnt be in a blu-ray box as paramount are hd-dvd exclusive and you should take it off the shelf before you get more angry customers! I was going to go into a big hissy fit but didnt see the point really!
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