dolphinius_rex wrote:Today the sales ranks sat at 143.2 vs 736.6, a little better then 5:1 in favour of BluRay.
dolphinius_rex wrote:With the launch of the PS3 in Europe coming up in a few weeks, I have to wonder what motivation is left in the HDDVD format.
MadBurner wrote:Dolph -
Which Blu-Ray product are you using?
Grain wrote:My dilema is that my favorite movies are only out on HD-DVD, Terry Gilliams flicks ie 12 Monkeys, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas etc. Hopefully they'll get a BluRay release eventually.
dolphinius_rex wrote:I wonder if existing BluRay players and HDDVD players will be able to playback recorded BD-R and HDDVD-R media though? (respectively of course). Early DVD players had problems with recorded media in the beginning, and FORGET DVD±RDL media on first gen DVD players
MadBurner wrote:One of the main reasons (along with price) that I haven't purchased any Blu-ray products is the fact that I purchased an Xbox 360 HD DVD add-on drive last year. The HD DVDs look amazing but DVDs look horrible on the device.
MadBurner wrote:For now, I'm going to wait for Panasonic's 2nd gen Blu-ray player (DMP-BD10A) due out in April...
Wesociety wrote:I don't know what Studio is releasing/distributing those movies, but if any of them are Universal, you might not ever see them on Blu-ray.
Grain wrote:Wesociety wrote:I don't know what Studio is releasing/distributing those movies, but if any of them are Universal, you might not ever see them on Blu-ray.
They are Universal unfortunately.
Wesociety wrote:The majority of consumers (including myself) aren't going to rush out and buy any type of blank media at $20 PER DISC, especially with burn failure likely to occur on one or more of your attempts...
Grain wrote:I still grit my teeth over a failed or poor DVD DL burn, a failed $20 burn would be likely result in a smashed keyboard , and yet another expense.
Grain wrote:@ Dolph, glad to see that you can find $15 media already. Cheapest I've found (located in Canada) is $20, most places are $22-23 .
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