Next-generation DVDs are catching on with Japanese consumers, with sales picking up sharply at the end of 2007 and the Blu-Ray format blowing away the rival HD-DVD platform, new figures show
Sweet, another good sign for Blu ray....
NO 1 CARES ABOUT BLUE RAY/HD DVD WARS THAT A gamer i repeat i do9nt care if hd dvd goes bankrupt today and never releases a single hd dvd disk the 360 is still spanking the ps3 were it matters games +)
I think the tinnitus poor Poos3 has got from sitting too close to his 360's roaring CD drive has finally taken him into madness. His brain red ringed just before his console.
alot of people care about the blu/hd dvd war.... wat u mean the 360 is still spanking the ps3 in games, that was last year, u could have said the 360 spanked the ps3 last year in games... but this is a whole new year, this is the year of the PS3.
You mean the games Microsoft bought for you. Microsoft doesn't make games they buy games. All they know how to do is throw around money.
were next gen dvd players. Blu Ray accounted for 90% of those players sold. Hd dvd accounted for just 4% of those next gen players? My God next gen DVD war has caught steam in Japan I expect the sales to rise to 80% this year
looks like blu is takin over
I'll just bring up my objection. This is not about "rival DVD" this is about "rival HD-DVD", or perhaps "rival high-definition disc format". These are two different things, and the title is misleading. Not that it matters. All you guys are interested in is flame wars.
hopefully this would mean more ps3's sold in japan per week.
i will see to it that never happens..
Just by simple obervation through retail outlets, It seems that hd media is expanding at a quicker rate. But there is no doubt that it takes TIME for any format to expand into a market. Unless your short minded like an xbot who thinks blu-ray should penetrate a market over night.
How is the xbot 360 killin the PS3? Remember 33 percent of xbot 360s are defective....so really they are close....but the wii is spanking everybody and it really has no games...so microsofts it has games arguments really holds no water...people really do not care...they bought the wii...and now they are buying the PS3...the PS3 will catch up to the xbox 360 in 2008...the PS3 may never catch up to the wii this year...but in the end it will sell like over a 100 million units like the PS2...the wii will never get to unit sales like the PS1 and PS2...because in the end it is about software....and the PS3 is now getting the software....2008 and 2009 is the PS3s year...once the price drops to $299 or less its all over for the wii and xbot 360...Sony knows this and will drop the price by christmas 2008. xbots don't get scared..just get a PS3!
The Xbox 360 is at 16.4 million consoles sold, 17.7 million shipped. 2.4 years? LOL, that's almost 2 years 5 months, when in actuality 360 has been out 2 years and 3 months, which is more like 2.25 years. Both PS3 and Wii have been out about 1.25 years, i.e. 1 year and 3 months. PS3 is sitting at 9.2 million sold, Wii is almost at 20 million sold. What's the point of understating competitors numbers and overstating real numbers when actual numbers can be verified? At least get things right.
Feels good to be Blu.
blu-ray this, hd-dvd that. watch a new format come out in like 5-7 years or something with newer tvs with higher resolutions in the future and milk the sh*t out of consumers...AGAIN..
It's all your choice. Keep watching VHS if you want to.
Enjoy them as they come.... If I have your mentality then you will only observe others that enjoy new things.
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