“Blu-ray DVD titles outsold rival HD-DVD titles by almost 2-to-1 in the first nine months of the year,” Reuters reports.
“Home Media Research, a division of Home Media Magazine, said on Tuesday total U.S. sales of Blu-ray discs, using a Sony Corp-backed technology, totaled 2.6 million units from January 1 through Sept 30, versus 1.4 million HD-DVD discs sold. HD-DVD was developed by Toshiba Corp. It is backed by Microsoft Corp. as well as film studios like Time Warner Inc’s Warner Bros.,” Reuters reports.
“Tom Adams, president of Adams Media Research,predicts that for 2007 overall, consumers will spend $186 million purchasing Blu-ray discs, versus $91 million for HD-DVD. Walt Disney Co., Sony, News Corp’s 20th Century Fox, and Lions Gate Entertainment are exclusively in the Blu-ray camp.” Reuters reports.
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