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PostSubject: Have you guys seen this?   Have you guys seen this? EmptyThu Oct 22, 2009 4:52 pm

http://news.vgchartz.com/news.php?id=5628&mp=1
Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft has claimed that Blu-ray drives will be available as accessories

Since the HD-DVD vs Blu-ray format war was won by Blu-ray, Microsoft have repeatedly denied plans of having a Blu-ray player, saying that they believe the future will be in digital distribution.

In a recent interview, it seems that all those previous denials, were false. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer had this to say on the matter:

"Well I don't know if we need to put Blu-ray in there - you'll be able to get Blu-ray drives as accessories."

When Gizmondo contacted Microsoft about this reveleation, they recieved the following answer:

"Our immediate solution for Blu-ray-quality video on an Xbox 360 is coming this fall with Zune Video and 1080p instant-on HD streaming. As far as our future plans are concerned, we're not ready to comment."

While this isn't a direct confirmation of an external Blu-ray drive for Xbox 360, it is a slight hint at what Microsoft may have in store in the coming Months/Years.

Please leave your thoughts on this in the comments section below.

Source- Gizmodo

Haha what will those PS3 fanboys say if we get it??? "OMG, FUCK You Sony" and will probably get a wii lol.
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PostSubject: Re: Have you guys seen this?   Have you guys seen this? EmptyThu Oct 22, 2009 4:54 pm

xbox aint getting blu-ray, slip of the tounge he goes on to say xboxes anwser to blu-ray is the zune 1080p insant streaming
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PostSubject: Re: Have you guys seen this?   Have you guys seen this? EmptyThu Oct 22, 2009 8:06 pm

Ill just wait to buy the Xbox "3" w/ an internal BR drive Smile
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I don't buy gaming consoles to watch movies. I have a stand alone player for that.
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Never said they didnt have plans for Blu-Ray on Xbox 720 Very Happy
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Blu ray doesn't bother me. I like the idea of having more than one disc to each game Razz
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