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Originally Posted by VulcanDragon View Post
Not really, the deciding factor was all the back room wheeling and dealing that was done to get more movies on Blu-Ray than HD-DVD. More movies available = more reason to buy product A over product B. HD-DVD tried to play the exclusivity game too, but they started too too late.
before the ps3 came out hd dvd was creaming blu ray, and even if blu ray won the battle they are getting creamed by dvd....
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post #42 of 68
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before the ps3 came out hd dvd was creaming blu ray, and even if blu ray won the battle they are getting creamed by dvd....
Well it's not fair to bring dvd into the fight because even one has a dvd player where as not everyone has a blu-ray/hddvd player.

I believe sony is trying to do what they did with the PS2. Put a dvd player in every home they can so people can buy their dvd movies. In theory a good idea. But not always successful.

I for one will be getting a ps3 but only to play blu-ray, MSG4 and probably FFXIII. Socom as well if they don't screw it up like they did with S3. I might wait for another price drop since I need to spend the cash on school and gas since paying for premium/super is killing me.

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before the ps3 came out hd dvd was creaming blu ray, and even if blu ray won the battle they are getting creamed by dvd....
no. HD-DVD was not winning.
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I was asked for proof that sony sold PS3 at a break even MONTHS ago.


LOSS PROFIT

source= http://www.scei.co.jp/corporate/data...s3_sale_e.html
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I could care less if they give up on it, i mainly use it for BluRay.
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I could care less if they give up on it, i mainly use it for BluRay.
Thats an expensive Blue-Ray player.
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Thats an expensive Blue-Ray player.
it's actually one of the cheapest.
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That or global warming.
or pirates
    
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it's actually one of the cheapest.
Actually, it's not. You can get them for about $250.
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Actually, it's not. You can get them for about $250.
not around here
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