No Blu-ray For Xbox 360 After All

Speaking with Reuters, Microsoft's Xbox 360 group product manager Aaron Greenberg dismissed the possibility of an Xbox 360 Blu-ray drive attachment.

Exactly one week ago, Sony Electronics US president Stan Glasgow revealed that they are discussing Blu-ray adoption with both Microsoft and Apple. Later on, Microsoft's chief executive, Steve Ballmer, told the Mix08 conference that the company was in talks over possible moves for supporting Blu-ray in Windows.

"Toshiba has moved on. We've moved on, and we'll support Blu-ray in ways that make sense," stated Steve Ballmer.

But it seems that Microsoft intends to support Blu-ray in Windows only. Xbox 360 fans will have to do with digital downloads through Xbox Live. "Xbox is not currently in talks with Sony or the Blu-ray Association to integrate Blu-ray into the Xbox experience," said Aaron Greenberg. "We're the only console offering digital distribution of entertainment content."

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No Blu-ray For Xbox 360 After All

Anonymous at 23:28 - Idiot Sony does not control blue ray a consortium does and they will do anything to make money! It's only cause Microsoft are so stuck up their own arse and trying to push digital download on everyone that they refused a blue ray add-on.

No Blu-ray For Xbox 360 After All

Actualy blu ray is Sony's newest form of media. It is owned by Sony. It probably not owned by the section of Sony that makes PS3, but it is owned by Sony. So Xbox 360 getting blu ray would be like ps3 getting Windows Vista. Maybe you should do a bit of research before posting smart one.

No Blu-ray For Xbox 360 After All

im not much of a fanboy for either but it sucks for the 360 you dont get the option of being able to buy a blu-ray drive add-on if u wanted one. I can stream all the video i would want from pc to either console but the extra storage space on a disc isn't gunna hurt. pay roughly the same for a game whichever console, i know i'd rather have lossless sound. that won't fit on a dvd.unless the games small. like your c**k

No Blu-ray For Xbox 360 After All

no surprise. Blu-ray players are required HDMI for 1080p output, and profile 2 requires storage space. M$ isn't going to release a blu-ray add-on if would only work on a small number of their consoles, it'd piss off alot of people already feeling stupid for buying an hd-dvd add-on.

No Blu-ray For Xbox 360 After All

f**k BLUE RAY and f**k the GUY BELOW ME!!Why the hell not 2 years?? ...if s**tty blue ray is out already what is stopping the production of something like it!!Either way who gives a flaming horse s**t about it, theres no practical use for massive data backup.

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