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Old 11-10-07, 10:55 AM   #29
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Default Re: HD DVD vs. Bluray - what's the staus?

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Originally Posted by AthlonXP1800
Well after 3 days of $99 Toshiba A2 sales ended, Toshiba hoped 90,000 units sold would see a huge marketshare gain from Blu-ray but until sales data released week ended 4 Nov, Blu-ray still very strong than weeks before hold 71% and HD-DVD dropped to 29%. Toshiba not going to very happy that last week price cut gained nothing.
Unfortunately you did not realize that the Nielsen numbers released this week actually track last week's sales. Nor do I think you realized that Nielsen does not track Walmart sales, and that is where the $99 Secret Sale was at.

P.S. - Sony just stated the war will end up a stalemate:
http://www.gamespot.com/news/6182612...stnews;title;4

Odd that you have more faith in the format than BD's primary backer.
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