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Also - majority of the people (including me) still want physical discs so its ALWAYS available.
It's always available if it's on a physical hard drive... And it'll be faster, and easier to access.
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post #12 of 43
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In the long run, Blu-Ray may become irrelevant. Notice how the increase download media? (NetFlix is avaliable on everything, higher quality YouTube, Hulu, ect). Combine that with the fact that most people can't tell the difference between 1080p vs 720p.... or Blu-Ray vs upscaled DVD. If Blu-Ray does not win more marketshare in the next few years, it may become secondary to download services.
My bandwidth cap is 60GB/month. Thats 2 movies a month if I don't do anything else. In many parts of the world the cap is even less.

Netflix and hulu aren't available outside of the US, and I hate to break it to you, but the US != the world, especially for a Japanese company like Sony.

I'm actually looking into getting a blu-ray drive, since they've reached the $100 mark. Personally a 10 minute trip to Blockbuster for a $7 movie beats the living daylights out of a 30 hour download.
    
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My bandwidth cap is 60GB/month. Thats 2 movies a month if I don't do anything else. In many parts of the world the cap is even less.

Netflix and hulu aren't available outside of the US, and I hate to break it to you, but the US != the world, especially for a Japanese company like Sony.

I'm actually looking into getting a blu-ray drive, since they've reached the $100 mark. Personally a 10 minute trip to Blockbuster for a $7 movie beats the living daylights out of a 30 hour download.
Yup, thats probably the main thing keeping downloads from taking over. Personally, I like buying DVDs, cause hey, maybe I like to go watch movies with my friends. I'm not going to unplug my computer/PS3 to go watch a movie at a friends house.

I should be getting one of those $400 PS3s for Christmas too
Edited by Lxcivic2k1 - 12/23/08 at 2:16pm
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It's always available if it's on a physical hard drive... And it'll be faster, and easier to access.
for you and man - not for the average joe.

Face it - average people don't think that way yet. Nor will they for a long time.
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My bandwidth cap is 60GB/month. Thats 2 movies a month if I don't do anything else. In many parts of the world the cap is even less.
You're in BC so you should be on Shaw which is a 250GB/month soft-cap, and HD movies are typically 2GB to 6GB, which means you can download quite a few before you hit the cap.
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it was the same story for last generation's xbox if i remember correctly. its higher specifications cost microsoft millions in order to stay in the run. I'm not sure what the figures are for the 360 this time around.. but the PS3 has so much technical capability. I feel like I'm steeling from sony by even having a PS3 at the ridiculously low prices you can buy one for.. and all because they need to keep up with the less capable 360 in the console market..
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You're in BC so you should be on Shaw which is a 250GB/month soft-cap, and HD movies are typically 2GB to 6GB, which means you can download quite a few before you hit the cap.
Not everyone is on shaw

Half my friends are on Telus ADSL lol (One is still on dial up)
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My bandwidth cap is 60GB/month. Thats 2 movies a month if I don't do anything else. In many parts of the world the cap is even less.
Yep. 6GB download cap here, paying AUD$40 a month. Countries like Aussieland won't see online services like this reach the majority for a long, long time I suspect... previously had 1GB limit on wireless, paid the same amount.
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I'm not sure what the figures are for the 360 this time around.. but the PS3 has so much technical capability. I feel like I'm steeling from sony by even having a PS3 at the ridiculously low prices you can buy one for.. and all because they need to keep up with the less capable 360 in the console market..
Erm, the 360 is technically more powerful than the PS3, as every comparison article and developer will tell you. Better & more detailed graphics/textures/filtering, faster loads, more bandwidth, cheaper price while not being undersold at any point. When it comes to quality gaming, it literally beats the PS3 in every category. So far I am disappointed in my PS3, big time.
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lol, um no. The graphics card is slightly more powerful, and it has more shaders that is it.
Edited by [Yar!] faCe - 12/23/08 at 4:09pm
    
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