PS2/3 Confirmed to support Blu-Ray!

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  1. AML

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    I think its official. Sony announced that the next gen PS3 AND the currently available PS2 will be re-released with a Blu-Ray Disk drive.

    Waht does this mean for gamers and for games?

    Well, the bigger format will make games vast and FMV look beautiful in higher resolutions.

    Mainly though, it just that sony want to gain a foothold in the Blu-Ray HD-DVD war that is to come!

    Anyone who buys a re issued Ps2 or PS3 will also be buying a blu-ray disk player!

    Im not complaning anyway! :D

    http://www.blu-ray.com/
     
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    how about this for a stab in the dark. Piracy... Its going to get hacked people are going to need to get copies burnt, lets all go out and buy blu ray burners...
     
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    any news on what format the new Nintendo & Microsoft Machines will use?
     
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    I heard that microsoft want to use HD-DVD for the next XBox since the format is said to support WMP9 technology, it would make sense.

    However if you got to that blu ray site, they also announced that they would be using the WMP9 codec??? So what will microsoft do?

    I think they will wait and see what happens then will swing either way!

    They cant afford to equip the XBox 2 with the loosing sides drive technology can they?!

    As for recording and pirating, well im sure they are taking steps to prevent pirating.
    Im sure blu ray also announced some kinda security system that is said to be eficient. One more reason to choose blu ray in many peoples eyes.

    As for ninty, well they will probably devise their own system the same way they did with the gamecube. However, the cubes drive may be original, but the technology is still based on DVD technology. I assume they will do something similar but with either HD DVD or Blu ray.
     
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    sounds good although they aren't equiping new standard PS2's with Blu-Ray, just the new PSX versions.
     

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