Blu-ray Debuts Next Week

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has just confirmed that the first batch of Blu-ray movies will arrive in US stores next Tuesday, 20th June. Is this the start of a new format revolution, or the beginning of the end for Sony?

The films to be released are all fairly bland, mainstream fare - 50 First Dates, The Fifth Element, Hitch and the House of Flying Daggers – and are being released for hardcore, home cinema buffs to use on Sony's Blu-ray compatible PC or on one of the first Blu-ray players from Samsung.

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OutLaw6194d ago

Whats funny is I wonder if Sony spoken to Samsung about their blu ray being delayed.

TheMART6194d ago

This is really funny no BetaBluRay player to be seen untill fall of this year, so where should people play it on?

Damn what a bad introduction this is

OutLaw6194d ago

I could see it now. Wow I have my blu ray movie. Man look at that shine. Then my friends go. Hey dude what are you going to play on? Then I tell them that it isn't a problem. I just have to wait for the player to come out in the fall.

THAMMER16194d ago

Toshiba did the same thing to with HD-DVD the movies were out before the hardware too. Don’t get it twisted I am not defending Sony or anything like that. I’m simply pointing out a fact. I may get the HD-DVD add on for my 360 but I am in no rush, even for PS3 or Blue Ray.

bernie6194d ago

Bluray titles delayed, other bluray titles removed, actual hardware delayed till September (second delay in the last month), twice the price of HD-DVD. Follow this link to find out whats happening, great honest site.
I'm looking forward to Goodfellas, The Bourne Supremacy, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang & Serenity! So its got to be HD-DVD.

THAMMER16194d ago (Edited 6194d ago )

What is really cool about this is it will be a good way to gage how many people will be early adapters to blue ray. It could also be a clue into how they plan to launch the PS3.

shotty6194d ago

So the blu-ray movies will be in the bargain bin before the players even hit the market. LOL

Lucidmantra6193d ago

ROFLMAO... theyll go so fast they will have sharpie markdowns on the wrapper.

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