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Just want to clear up a few things surrounding several erroneous stories regarding alleged comments from Peter Moore about Xbox 360 supporting Blu-ray. Simply put...These reports are completely incorrect.
Some online media outlets have picked up this story and are citing Internet speculation of an alleged Associated Press story that does not exist, along with comments taken out of context from a story in ITmedia that appeared back in January. This information is being reported as news and as a result of a recent interview, neither of which are true.
said Microsoft VP Peter Moore. The software giant remains "fully committed" to HD DVD and current reports indicating that Microsoft has a back-up plan which includes Blu-ray support are incorrect.

Source: Gamerscore Blog
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still.... i believe that whichever format wins microsoft will support it....
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From sales, blue-ray is certainly doing a good job.
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Well if it wanted Blu-ray support they would have to create another external drive for 1 which would be a pain.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701 View Post
Well if it wanted Blu-ray support they would have to create another external drive for 1 which would be a pain.
And would be twice as expensive.
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Format war is taking too long. Blu Ray needs to win already.
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who cares who wins, just fkin win

blu ray has more storage doesnt it? then thats what should win..hurry up..jeez!

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Blu Ray sees 50gb of storage on a Dual LAyer disc. Not sure about HD-DVD as I have zero interest in it.

Blu Ray plz.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Audi View Post
Blu Ray sees 50gb of storage on a Dual LAyer disc. Not sure about HD-DVD as I have zero interest in it.

Blu Ray plz.
Its good for burning stuff to but it doesnt matter when it comes to movies. HD DVD is fine for the 360 just wish more studios would support it.
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J3r3my, I should look this up but does HD-DVD's format consist of H.265 or is it something else? I'm actually ashamed that I know nothing about HD-DVD, but like every other aspect of Hi-Definition.
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