Blu-Ray, HD-DVD format war gets truce

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The format wars between HD-DVD and Blu-Ray, the disc format set to be used in the PS3, look set to be over before they’ve begun. Sister blog Games Digest reports that a new format, according to Nihon Keizai Shimbun, will be announced shortly that will feature Blu-Ray’s manufacturing processes, but HD-DVD’s software encoding tricks. Presumably the new format will be used instead of Blu-Ray in the PS3. microsoft’s next console is set to use plain old DVDs apparently.

Simon M

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