US households will together own 948,000 HD DVD playback devices and almost 3m Blu-ray Disc-capable machines come the end of 2007, market watcher DisplaySearch has estimated.
there is a reason for this... Cause it's the superior format! Bestbuy, Blockbuster,Amazon,Walmart... They all push blu-ray, Even Target has started. It's going to win. Stop being foolish people. It is going to win and win big. Stop wasting your money on inferior Hd-dvd's and start buying blu-rays.
I just bought Pirates at worlds end, the Harry Potter box set and the simpsons movie all this week. Got my pirates already and am waiting for the others to be released and shipped out.
There is nothing like watching a blu-ray on a 47 in 1080P ambilight tv. It spoils you for any other media/
I will enjoy movies on a HITACHI 100 gig BD disk in 2008
I do Blue
don't you just say that you like blu ray?
is it necessary to try and tell everyone what they should be buying because your opinion says so?
do the world a favour and put down the HD pompoms and shut up.
oh and us smart ones get to watch HD movies without having to watse $$$ on a stupid disc player. but feel free to keep on spending on your chosen format.
Sony's at it again. These numbers are only high because Sony has forced Blu-Ray on people in the form of PS3. And we all know how many Blu-Ray movies PS3 users buy. Just how Sony says they outsell disks 2 to 1. They forget to mention that those numbers include the movies they give away! LOL
This race is still alot closer then people here want to admit since lets face it, Sony fans were forced to become Blu-Ray supporters. Go to other non gaming sites and the arguements will be a lot more honest then here. That is why Sony's own boss has publicly questioned if they will win.
HDDVD is dead in early 08.
360 is next.
will sony kill 2 competitors in 08? lets hope they do.
These are only U.S. sales. On a worldwide scale Blu-ray is winning by larger margin. The War is not going to last long as some people think. It will be over by the end of 2009.
In every Blu ray article there's alwayS someone claiming that "Sony has forced Blu ray on to Sony Fans" and reply answer to that is always "NOBODY FORCES YOU TO BUY ANYTHING"
You sound all high and mighty in making the decision to include Blu Ray sound so dirty. I could say the same about MS forcing 360 owners to become gold accounts members by removing online gameplay and now delaying contents for silver members.
I can't imagine my PS3 without Blu Ray. I like the fact that I can switch between watching a Blu Ray movie on a friday night with my family to gaming on the weekend with my friends. This is one of those things where if you don't have it, you wouldn't understand it.
blu ray FTW!!!!
Bend over and take it like a man..... XBOTS
only if hd-dvd doesn't get warner bros.
if warner stays nuetral or goes to blu the blu-ray wins.
if it goes hddvd then we got ourselves a very annoying stalemate.
I have a nice HDTV, and I could certainly use Blu ray. But the problem is, PS3's is too poor of a game machine to keep as my game console.
What I'm gonna do is have to buy a stand alone Blu ray player next year for about $200.
I'll have an XBOX 360 and a Blu ray player. What I won't have is that big embarresing black block known as the PS3.
You're an embarrassment... You and HD-dvd.
No worries dude you'll now have an embarrassing white block with RROD's...im sure ur gonna become good friends with M$ customer service..!!
I think you should change ur avatar also..cause guess what..?
FF13 EXCLUSIVE TO PS3......never coming to the 360..!!
ok lighting. haha so you have 3 accounts. I'm guessing your also anything but cute and ps3 limbs on and on?? your the embarrassment. Still having an icon for a ps3 only game. The only thing thats more stupid than a blind fanboy is a stupid fanboy that switches sides, then totally hates everything it once was. Are you 45 going through a mid life crisis? if so we're here for you man. haha.
i remember one time when you were getting nervous mgs4 and final fantasy would go to the 360. now there staying exclusive and we know you want them.
what, you couldnt take the heat and the bad press sony was getting? well guess what, look at all the good news and the way there selling now. i could understand having traded it in in early 07 but now was just a COMPLETELY STUPID DESCISION. its ok though, you'll be back soon.
but when the loyal playstation owners that kept there stance and stayed loyal will get all the glory while 360 fanboys cry and make excuses.
Stop making accounts.
Just stick with one n4g account and state your views.
It's seems that you have Intelligent posts and you dont sound like a total fanboy. But it just seems that you can't make up your mind.
Rule of thumb buy electronics with some research, You will tend to enjoy the system you choose more.
I don't even want to attempt to understand your POV and who you are anymore.
i got 5 movies already!
Not counting the mail in rebate offer, I got Ratatouille, Pixar Shorts, Black Hawk Down, Kung Fu Hustle, House of Flying Daggers, Casino Royale, and 300.
my girl wants pixar shorts!! i forgot to get her that as a small present, thanx for the reminder!!
u my friend are an idiot.or u have a personality fr every account u have.who on earth would trade ps3 fr 360.ur going to be one sorry sucker if u arnt already in 08.
And the picture/audio quality is absolutely astounding. I love the menus too. Great thing about having a PS3 is that I didn't have to buy any extra hardware, and my friends who've had PS3s for longer than I have (but just barely purchased or plan to purchase HDTVs) are suddenly realizing the value of their systems.
blu-ray is on top of the world..
with Amazon BOGO deal, i have 20+ blu-ray. I hope this war never end and this BOGO too. I built up my library in half of the price.
Wow, I didn't get nearly as many as you, but I've come a long way from how I used to "get" them off torrents. I only wished they would offer the BOGO deal on trilogies and Disney/Pixar films.
BLU RAY FTW..!!!
RED IS DEAD>>>HD DVD
Thank you Sir may I have another!!!.....AAHHHAHHAHHAHA
Stupid BABOONS!!! Than they turn around and call themselves smart.....AAHAHAHHAHAAH
You BABOONS are as smart as ROCKS!!!....AHAHAHAH
"Duhh, HDDVD is gonna pawn Blu-ray, Duhh,"....AHAHAHHAHHAHAH
All games for SONY are just getting better and better and you BABOONS will be left out in the cold to freeze by M$. I would tell you BABOONS to use your OVERPRICED HEATBOX360 for warmth, but by then you'll all have RROD.....AHAHHAHAHHAHHAHHAHAHh A
I usually enjoy your posts but this one I think has too many "hahahaha"s in it. still funny though
i finally started to go Blu...been a supporter for a few months but only in words... today i bought my first new release in bluray only , Harry Potter OotP.
i used to support hddvd cause it was the underdog, but bluray is better for gaming...higher disc capacity for nex gen games like PS4 and Xbox 3.
i thought this was a gaming site...
but the only reason why you'll hear about BD as a movie format is because the PS3... well, let's face it.. it isn't really a top notch game console now is it? At least Sony themselves are pushing it as an all-in-one media center Blu-ray player rather than a game console... and since it's stuck in 3rd place in the console 'war' the lil sony fans need to preach about something right?
Blu Ray is still the better format for me. On second thought, when I think about what the future holds, I cant see my XBOX 360 getting any more gaming time. I think I'm trading it back in for a PS3
Shut your flip flopping a$$ up your worthless cesspool of cowshit
Sony doesn't want u f outta here
I look at lightning and I see myself about a year ago...
Does anyone want to know my problems I had choosing a system?
Ok, well here it is anyways:
First next-gen system owned - Xbox 360 (duh)
360 broke - got another one (duh)
360 broke again - got mad at next gen gaming and got a DS
DS was too kiddy for me - Bought a PSP
PSP was too weak for me - sold it and got a PS3
PS3 was devoid of any games worthy of my time, so I sold it.
I said screw gaming altogether and got an iMac IntelCore2Duo.
Got a 360 again when Rainbow SIx Vegas came out....
360 broke - got another one ( # 4)
Didn't want to wait for this one to break, so I traded it to a guy for a Nintendo Wii.
The Wii got supremely boring after about 2 weeks.
Sold my Wii and iMac, bought a PS3.
SOld my PS3 again, because no games.
Got pissed that I sold my PS3, went to large electronics retailer and financed an HDTV and another PS3.
And now I will never get rid of my PS3. It was a mistake the first 2 times.
LOL. that's priceless
I don't know if im suppose to laugh or Pity you...lol
I don't understnd why you wuld buy 4 360..if the second one broke you should have just left it alone...
the PSP/DS are awesome dude..maybe you need to go buy back those also..
and the PS3 had RFOM..on day one...what else did you need until Motrstorm..NG:Sigma...and VF5 came bout
ne ways good that you recognise which system is the best..!
Wow. How much did your final PS3 cost you then? I guess the moral of the story is patience. I've bought a PS3, PSP, and might get a DS if enough JRPGs come out for it, but I'll keep your story in mind if I ever feel like selling.
Because Panisonic pointed out that they sold 10% of all Blu-ray players and didn't include the PS3 in their figures... You know, kind of like how HD DVD's PR group includes and doesn't include the PS3 so long as the story they want to convey what they want to. In this instance, they counted the PS3 but how many PS3s actually are being used for Blu-ray the movie format?
Regardless, I bet you 1 in 20 of the posters on here have yet to buy more than 1 Blu-ray movie with their own cash. Preach on lil trolls, preach on.. it's cash that speaks the most in this war, not 'bd ftmfw cuz hddud suxors' postings'
I own 25 blu-ray films.
Maybe because I work at Blockbuster....(which supports blu-ray now), but still...I paid for them.
I have taken it upon myself to ask my customers whether they use their PS3 for Blu-Ray movies, and they all (or most of them) said....yeah! It's great! It's really hard to go back to watching regular DVDs!
This assumption that people don't use their PS3s for BLu-Ray watching is false.
Unless you have gone to every blu-ray-owning home in the country and asked each of them individually whether or not they watch or buy blu-rays, then I won't believe you.
I own 15 Blu Ray movies....
srry dude only Planet Earth sells on HD DVD..!!
that some PS3 owners do buy Blu-ray movies. but how many PS3 owners actually do? That's the question. Clearly if all PS3 owners bought BDs like you 2 we wouldn't be seeing such dismal Blu-ray attach rates NOR would we see the sales split, according to Nielsen's, to be only 2:1. It would be MUCH higher. Of all my friends who own a PS3 only 1 of them has bought Blu-ray movies.
oh, and 16.1, 2 of my local Blockbusters who carried only Blu-ray now carry HD DVD ;) Sadly for them they lost me on all crappy selections and availability (for HD DVD, Blu-ray and gaming on all platforms that I own).
In the end the day blu-ray is still selling 2:1 In NA.... more in other parts of the world
If I were a movie studio manager, I would be more excited that it is currently 2:1... it just means that there is untapped potential for the unused ps3's to be used as blu-ray player.... All It needs is some kind of marketing push to make the ppl who are unaware to purchase 1-2 discs and then boom viral marketing will occur spreading to all the owners that their gaming machine can play movies also.
As for hd-dvd they dont have this same potential. the ppl who bought the hd-dvd are already buying movies and the only way hd-dvd is to try and pump as many hd-dvd players in ppl's homes.... while blu-ray ALREADY has the players in ppl's homes.
People would have to retards to not know that a PS3 can play blu-ray movies.
It's on every single single game box, console, and commercial how can people not know they can't play blu-rays
so that statement is totally false
I'm in it for the long run and love my Sony console
They already won the format war and handheld war
all there's left now is the console war which will be solved and done by 2008
PS3 for da win
F*** MS and Nintendo
I'm Sony soldier 4 life
They have not won the handheld war. Nintendo have sold more than double DSs than the amount of PSPs sold by Sony.
Of course BR will win, they have Disney and along with Disney they have the massively over rated movie.....High School Musical 1 and 2 on BR.
That movie along with Pirates 3 will crush HD-DVD dead.
This news should be passed on to WB and their Neutral stance, when are they going to come over to BR? When?
If you look at the "FAMOUS" magazine from the Cinemas you will see that there is no HD-DVD promotion, only BR promotion.
This basically makes HD-DVD look like poor fools, the 360's add-on HD-DVD drive never had any commercials....
What kind of promotion does the HD-DVD group have, How The **ck are they selling their products?
Massive price cuts?...$50.99---"sarcasm " LMFAO
The last movie/savior for HD-DVD would, will and should be
The Bourne Ultimatum.
BRD can't be touched!
Move over or get rolled the **ck over!
Sweet tears from the losers LMAO.
One more step for Blu, one giant leap...back for HD DVD!
2008 will be the death of HD DVD (as much as it can do until Paramount go Early 2009) and 2008 will see the PS3 overtake the 360 in total sales. Exclusive games coming up for the PS3 include MGS4, Killzone 2, LittleBigPlanet, Gran Turismo 5, God of War 3, Final Fantasy, and not forgetting the launch of HOME.
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