Blu-ray launches next week

Blu-ray, one of two much-hyped high-definition DVD formats, debuts next week, but the launch is expected to be muted amid device delays and consumer confusion, industry analysts said on Thursday.

Sony Pictures this week said it will deliver various titles in the Blu-ray format to retail on June 20 to coincide with the first available Blu-ray DVD player from Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and Sony's own Blu-ray compatible VAIO PC.

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Marty83706522d ago

Bluray has the most backing,HD-DVD is dead in the water.

XboxKing6522d ago

you think so

THEY say that thier is about 100 HD-DVDs on the way and only 15 or so for Bluray, but we will see who is the win in the end.

Bill Nye6522d ago (Edited 6522d ago )

He thinks right. Blu-ray has much more backing than HD-DVD and that's a fact.

THAMMER16522d ago

I saw an article on here about 2 weeks ago about PS3 being dead in the water. I think that is were PS3fan got that term from. Personally I see blue ray failing mainly due to cost. If it were at a competitive price point I would say other wise but Sony is gouging. It dose not matter how much support one has over the other, it will come down to where the consumer is spending ultimately. All of the studios that back Blue Ray will move over to HD DVD if that is where the consumers moneys is. It would be the same for both formats. The companies backing the formats are about cash they do not share a fan boys pipe dreams of Sony reaching the end of the rainbow.

bernie6522d ago

I've spent far too much on my DVD collection to start replacing it already, I, like thousands of others, can wait at least 5 years to see whether it will be Bloo-ray or HD-DVD.

RuffRyder6522d ago

Grow up and stop with the BS comments

OutLaw6522d ago

Just because it has alot of backing doesn't mean it is going to be successful. I don't care if that sh!t had a 1000 movies right now. There is no way I'm paying $1000 to $1500. Just to watch movies.

greenlynxx6522d ago

And neither are the majority of consumers.

THELANDSOFSAND6521d ago (Edited 6521d ago )

blu ray isn't going to be a standard.

XboxKing6521d ago

$1000 is a lot of money so I don't see myself geting an Blue-ray player. (Other then my PS3)

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El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron - Coming Back for a New Generation

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jznrpg16h ago

Still have my ps3 copies. Bought it at launch and another one when I found it cheap and in perfect condition about 10 years ago. I wouldn’t buy it on Switch but if they made a PS5 version I would. I still have one of my PS3 Fats hooked up so good to go either way.

darthv7216h ago

Id play it again on the switch. I wished my 360 version was bc but this is still a good way to play.


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