Paramount and Universal moving to Blu-ray

The Digital Bits is reporting that Paramount and Unviersal are moving toward Blu-ray soon. Universal may not make an announcement until February (their contract period with HD-DVD expires the end of January).

Home Media Magazine’s top story today is New Line, HBO Turn Blu. There were hopes that Microsoft might release an Xbox with an internal HD-DVD drive at CES. Not surprisingly, that didn’t happen. When asked about the format war some Microsoft at CES had this to say:

The fate of HD-DVD is not critical to the success of the Xbox 360, according to senior Microsoft officials, who have noted that the company would consider supporting rival technology Blu-ray if it were victorious in the high-definition format war.

Posted in Home Theatre at 9:47 PM