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[NH] Microsoft supports Blu-ray, but not with Xbox 360

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At the Mix08 event in Las Vegas, Microsoft VP Steve Ballmer announced that Microsoft will now support Blu-ray</U>. Microsoft started off as a sole supporter of the HD DVD format, and even if this may sound like big news, it was kind of expected. Not supporting Blu-ray in Windows would be more or less completely idiotic from more or less any angle, but just because Microsoft supports the new optical format, that doesn't mean that it will embrace it for all platforms; I.e. Xbox 360.











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Which one is better? Blue ray or HDVD?
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HDdvd had more gbs of storage.
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HDdvd had more gbs of storage.
Peaseeeeeeeeeeee tell me you mis-typed that.
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HDdvd had more gbs of storage.

Retarded.
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HDdvd had more gbs of storage.
whoops
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HDdvd had more gbs of storage.
ummm fail?
140593905% false
Blu-ray has over 25GB more storage.
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HDdvd had more gbs of storage.
Um...I really hope that was a typo!

HD DVD has 15GB per layer
Blu-Ray has 25GB per layer

I don't have a source, this is common knowledge!
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Originally Posted by billyzype View Post
Which one is better? Blue ray or HDVD?
HD-DVD is now dead. If you'd like to own the new betamax go for it, if not... Blu-Ray

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HDdvd had more gbs of storage.
Did you seriously just type that?

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Um...I really hope that was a typo!

HD DVD has 15GB per layer
Blu-Ray has 25GB per layer

I don't have a source, this is common knowledge!
This is correct.
 
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Well, even if you argue with the HD-DVD getting up to the storage capacity of Blu-Ray after MANY revisions, Blu-Ray started off with the space advantage. HD-DVD caught up, but only after there were layers to add the extra space. Blu-ray had more space.
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