Twas the week before Xmas

Twas the week before Xmas

Format War 2007One week until Christmas, so what’s going on in the World of Format War?

Best Buy is currently running a BOGO that includes the HD DVD version of Bourne Ultimatum and Harry Potter: Order of the Phoenix. This is the first time new release titles have made it into one of these sales.

The Playstation 3 receives firmware update 2.10 adding Blu-ray 1.1 compatibility. This adds PiP functionality which is being brought out in upcoming releases from Lions Gate, Sony and Fox.

Fanboys are being fanboys.

About Steven Kippel

Steven Kippel has worked as a systems designer for a leading high-end audio/video custom integrator in Southern California since 2003. He is responsible for researching new technologies and integrating them into existing systems and new construction projects. He has designed several high-profile systems for discriminating clients on the cutting-edge of technology. When he is not hard at work, Steven is spending time with his wife, playing with his band or promoting concerts and bands in the Inland Empire. His favorite bands include The Cure, U2, Eisley, Living Sacrifice and DragonForce.

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One Comment on “Twas the week before Xmas”

  1. first time new titles are on a BOGO?

    you would think all those people with crappy HD dud players might want to watch these, apparently they need a lot of extra motivation

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