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[GamePro] Microsoft has "no plans" for Xbox 360 Blu-ray drive

Poll Results: Is Microsoft Telling the Truth about the 360 Blue-ray

Poll expired: Nov 1, 2008  
  • 36% (17)
    Yes
  • 63% (29)
    No there will be BLUE RAY ON 360
46 Total Votes  
post #1 of 13
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<H4>Company says it will not be using Sony technology in its "game console."
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"As we have stated, we have no plans to introduce a Blu-ray drive for Xbox 360," said a Microsoft official in an email to GamePro on Monday. "Games are what drive consumers to purchase game consoles, and we remain focused on providing the largest library of blockbuster games available."
The statement comes amid persistent reports that Microsoft will release a Blu-ray drive for Xbox 360 given the discontinuation of the console's now defunct HD DVD drive.
On Friday, the Economic Daily News (via Digitimes) reported that Pegatron Technology has secured an order from Microsoft to manufacture Xbox 360 models with internal Blu-ray drives for release this fall.
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so i wonder who is right.. MS.. or other sources stating they are lying and will givi n.. lets make it a poll.. what do you guys think
    
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post #2 of 13
I doubt that ms would implement a blu-ray drive on the 360.
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post #3 of 13
These companies always deny this stuff until the official press release. So really a denial is more of a "no comment" than anything.
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yea, saying no comment is basically a subtle yes.

If it wasn't in production they would just say no. I'm hoping if they create an internal one, it will be higher priced than the regular sku's. But i wouldn't mind an external one
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They better come out with an external one if they do decide to support it.
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I couldn't careless if they do. I own both the PS3 & 360 and blueray isn't doing anything for my games with the PS3...
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yea, saying no comment is basically a subtle yes.

If it wasn't in production they would just say no. I'm hoping if they create an internal one, it will be higher priced than the regular sku's. But i wouldn't mind an external one
They denied it, which is different from no comment.
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They denied it, which is different from no comment.
Well bungie denied Halo 3 for over a year.
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If they wanted to compete with the PS3 better it would be wise to ....

They will put a blu ray drive in
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Don't see why Sony would do this in the first place.
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