[mythtv-users] What I'd predicted/"Spot On" consolidation thread.

Marc Sherman msherman at projectile.ca
Sat Jan 12 14:52:19 UTC 2008

Stroller wrote:
> I'm not convinced by this - I believe commercial factors may play a  
> very strong part. IIRC Warner cited consumer confusion over the  
> formats as a reason for dropping one - there's also a reluctance on  
> the consumers' part to buy in to the next betamax. IIRC Blurays are  
> already outselling HD-DVDs 2:1 and the PS3 has ensured that there are  
> plenty of players out there.

I agree. As unsuccessful as the PS3 may have been as a console release, 
I still think it's the single biggest factor in Bluray's seeming victory 
over HD-DVD.

- Marc

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