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Gamers Love their PS3s but the 'Hate' the Blu-Ray Feature

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Gamers love Sony Corp.'s new PlayStation 3 for its graphic capabilities and firepower, but the advanced Blu-ray DVD drive is annoying some by raising the cost, slowing production and forcing them to buy into a format they've not yet aligned with
SOURCE: http://www.extremetech.com/article2/...129TX1K0000532
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post #2 of 15
oh well.. hopefully blu-ray will die out soon... or kill HD...
    
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post #3 of 15
I say: Give it time.

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I say: What's blue ray? rofl
    
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Originally Posted by OpTioN View Post
I say: What's blue ray? rofl
You had better be joking. http://www.blu-ray.com/info/
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post #6 of 15
No-one forced them to buy a PS3.

HD-DVD would win if the Xbob360 add-on worked as a standalone player.

Lol I just sau the article where it gets hooked up to a PC. Nice.
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Sony said Blu-ray is part of its long term plan to position its machine as a home entertainment hub, but some experts say the strategy may be backfiring.
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I never liked the idea of pointless Blu-ray in a PS3
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i could never understand why sony would want the ps3 to be an all singing all dancing entertainment machine when they're trying to sell all the other things in their catalogue. In the attempt to make it appeal to much more people they're just going to let down some of the people who put them in this position in the first place. If sony wanted to push the PS3 they should have made everyone know how good the clarity and the quality of the HD picture, then make bundles with a sony HDTV.
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post #9 of 15
You guys must have short-term memory loss.

Remember back in the day....ps2 added a DVD player in?

Sure, there wasn't really a battle between two formats....but you know what? They helped pwn the VHS market by putting more DVD players out there....

People are getting BluRay for CHEAP. So they should **** and stop complaining lol.
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post #10 of 15
The blu-Ray is a hindrance. But without it Sony is screwed anyways. Sony's only hope of living is making Blu-Ray the format war's new winner, or else they will probably BK before 2015, or sooner. They have been struggling the past few years with sales in multiple area's, and with such good reliable and competitively prices competition they have just been ousted in alot of places.
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