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Blu Ray Addon for 360 by May Rumours Surface

Submitted by: Beren @ 04:29 PM | Monday, February 18, 2008 | (url: http://www.smarth...)

Microsoft has said multiple times in the past that it would make a blu ray addon drive for the 360 if HD-dvd lost. And well, now as that has happened, the rumours of when this addon will arrive have started to surface. May is suggested as the date by which this could occur.

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Blu-ray outsells HD-DVD in U.S. for first 9 months

Submitted by: GlassShadow @ 07:48 PM | Wednesday, October 24, 2007 | (url: http://www.reuter...)

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Blu-ray DVD titles outsold rival HD-DVD titles by almost 2-to-1 in the first nine months of the year, but analysts expect additional HD-DVD support and new hit releases to "transform" the high-definition DVD battle score in the fourth quarter.

Home Media Research, a division of Home Media Magazine, said on Tuesday total U.S. sales of Blu-ray discs, using a Sony Corp (6758.T: Quote, Profile, Research)-backed technology, totaled 2.6 million units from January 1 through Sept 30, versus 1.4 million HD-DVD discs sold.

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"It's going to be 2008 before the dust will really starts to settle. For now, its like watching a yacht race," said Kaufhold