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Xbox 360 Could Back Blu-ray

Jimmy 2004

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According to Albert Penello, group marketing manager for Xbox hardware, the Xbox 360 console could be equipped with a Blu-ray add-on in the future if HD DVD fails to take off. Penello said:
It should be consumer choice, and if that's the way they vote, that's something we'll have to consider. I fundamentally don't think this has a significant impact on Xbox 360 versus PS3. You can't say it's not a bummer, not a setback, but I've seen this battle declared over so many times. I want consumers to have a voice in this and I think there are a lot of consumers who bought HD DVD who are going to have a say in how this shakes out.
Source: Reg Hardware
 
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WOW M$ bowing to the pressure from Sony. Thats is just amazing. Im so glad I have a PS3(I am not a fan of X-box but I waited it out for quite some time to move to HD and Sony had the better product for me)I have mainly used my consoles for Media more so than I game on them.

I have chosen wisely:pimp:
 

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They said this at the last CES as well I think(or this time of year last year).
 

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They said this at the last CES as well I think(or this time of year last year).
Actually they have said this every year. Its always been possible for Microsoft to have a Blu Ray Drive instead of an HD DVD drive
 

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Gawd just unify already and make an HBlu RayD DVD Drive! XD
 

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ms still make money off the VC-1 codec which has been licensed out to blu-ray.... so who is the really winner here!

:respect: Microsoft
 

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I cant believe Microsoft is saying this. I honestly dont want just one format. Id like HD DVD to survive. Offers more choices and competition.
 
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Let's just all go to Blu-ray and get this whole ridiculous format war over with.
 
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I cant believe Microsoft is saying this. I honestly dont want just one format. Id like HD DVD to survive. Offers more choices and competition.
absolutely!
I guarantee if BR was the only format, I wouldn't have been able to afford a player.
 

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Well Its always a good idea to have a plan B :D
 

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Let's just all go to Blu-ray and get this whole ridiculous format war over with.
Why do we have to do what you tell us to. If Wanrner had gone to HD DVD you wouldnt be saying that now would you?
 

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