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Old 08-21-07, 10:24 AM   #12
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Default Re: Fox Announces and Dates 29 Blu-ray Titles

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Originally Posted by 1337_Like_ThaT
Well seeing as how Blu-Ray is currently carrying a strong momentum in the format war with many major retailers favoring Blu-Ray, recent price drops on Blu-Ray players cutting the line between price differences with HDDVD and outselling 2-1 against HDDVD, it feels more like anything as a sellout for Paramont/Dreamworks to go exclusive with HDDVD at the moment, if this were done six months then then the circumstances would be different.
The year-to-date sales total of ALL Blu-ray AND HD DVD discs combined in total sold less than 300 on standard DVD did in one week. "2:1" ratio doesn't mean much when you are selling such a small amount. It's like saying General Motors is dominating Ford because they sold 200 cars this year versus 100 Ford cars - all the while Honda is selling 1,000,000 cars in the same time period. As we can all see, the dynamics of the war can change at anytime when the numbers are so small.

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BTW, confirmed it was a payout to hold Paramont exclusive to HDDVD
Did you think Sony was paying for Fox & Disney's exclusive BD support in UMD discs?
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