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New Rumour - Pegatron Gets OEM Orders for Blu-ray Xbox 360 Consoles

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  1. malware New Member

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    Although Microsoft smashed all recent rumours that a Blu-Ray drive for Xbox 360 was in production, today DigiTimes issued a new statement claiming that a company under the name of Pegatron Technology is now going to be the OEM producer of feature Blu-Ray Xbox 360 consoles. Unfortunately, it's unclear to me whether the original submitter meant that the Blu-Ray support will be added as an add-on device, or there'll be a whole new version of the 360 console with internal Blu-Ray drive.
    , the site claims. We should see if that's true in a short time. Usually Microsoft issues a statement in two or three days after the publication to decline the rumours.

    Source: DigiTimes
     
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    Is that wording right? Xbox 360 consoles equipped with a Blu-ray Disc drive?
     
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    Well I hope there built in rather than an add-on :)
     
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    Changed the story a little bit.
     
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    Dang... at first glance I thought it said, "Pentagon orders Blu-Ray Xbox 360s".
     
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    it would be nice if they were built in...
     
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    Who cares, it can't be used for games because it is not standard on xbox
     
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    Well, duh. The DRM-encumbered crapfest that is BluRay fits right in with Microsoft's usual way of doing things. :p Plus it's all there is left now that HD-DVD's fallen from grace.
     
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    they'd be stupid to NOT go BR. It's the main feature of the PS3 for many buyers...
     
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    I think it would be better as an add-on. Keeps the initial cost low, but gives you the option to upgrade later.
     

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