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post #11 of 30
If Blu-Ray was more affordable for the average user it would make it easier for it to be accepted and almost impossible for any other format to compete. The only logical selling point they could have is cost, if the players are sub-$200 and the discs are competitively priced then they could've have something earlier in the game, but they are too late. Blu-Ray was the victor of the first war and another will not be fought, mainly because timing = everything. If VMD wanted any chance in hell of competing they are too little too late, much like the price drop of HD-DVD players that sent them half priced. They won't get any support from any major studios and without that this can do nothing but fail. While they may be viable competition, they lose due to timing. This will be worse than the war of Blu-Ray VS HD-DVD, this will just be a slaughter.
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Oh god Not another freaking format war. >_>! WHO CARES IF IT WORKS IN A REGULAR DVD PLAYER. Reg DVD players dont even freaking have HD support. Srsly now guys who would buy an HD disk, just to not be able to view it in HD. that sounds like it'll trick a LOT of noobs.
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Don't be too quick to write this off. This does have potential for markets in developing countries.
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
I just bought 20 blu-rays and all of them were 15$ and under. (New blu-rays) Thats not a bad price.
I agree, the price will eventually come down.

Movie marathon?
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post #16 of 30
If VMD really thinks that they can change consumers again after most have already jumped the bandwagon to Blu-ray, they need to get their head checked. A normal consumer isn't going to make two big changes in under a years time. VMD is dumb as ****.
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For movies, this idea does not intrigue me. For general storage, I like this VMD thing very much. It would actually be feasible to back up your hard drive using one or two discs, which is much cheaper than buying an external drive. Of course, if we're all going to Blu-Ray soon anyway...oh bugger, let's just get SSD technology up to snuff.
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Dear god why?!
    
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Dear god why?!



I can see this working in like Bollywood and w/e the Chinese version is, too bad I don't care.
    
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I agree, the price will eventually come down.

Movie marathon?
Nah New HT setup, so I had to get the blu-rays too.
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