Will gamers decide high-def DVD format winner?

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Interesting stuff over at HDTV UK. With all the talk of high-def movie releases and the first players to hit the market, it’s easy to forget that the real format battle has yet to begin.

With the massive market share that Sony is expected to take with its forthcoming Playstation 3 console, it wouldn’t be a surprise if this plays a major role in the dominance of Blu-ray. But with Microsoft backing HD DVD and a rumoured external HD DVD drive for the Xbox 360 (not forgetting Windows Vista supporting HD DVD equipped PCs), it’s certainly not all one-way traffic.

Read more about this titanic battle and have your say over at HDTV UK.

Dave Walker