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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  
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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
I think that the 360 is getting to the age where they might spend their money putting it into an entirely new model console. Adding Blue Ray over half way into the product's life cycle might not be a good idea.
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I think that the 360 is getting to the age where they might spend their money putting it into an entirely new model console. Adding Blue Ray over half way into the product's life cycle might not be a good idea.

that does make sence.. but how long is a consoles life span now.. used to be like 10 years.. and it keeps shrinking.. i would expect to start seeing something as early as 2010...
    
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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
Good point, i agree. I voted yes purely for that reason also

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Don't see why Sony would do this in the first place.
It is to my understanding that Sony don't own the rights to Blu-Ray. I think there is an independent company that owns it. I'm not entirely sure but i think i read that somewhere.

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I think that the 360 is getting to the age where they might spend their money putting it into an entirely new model console. Adding Blue Ray over half way into the product's life cycle might not be a good idea.

Very good point, never thought of it that way.
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