” It's not the physical format that we have the issue with, it's that the protection scheme on Blu is very anti-consumer. If [the Blu-ray group] would fix that one thing, you know, that'd be fine.”
Like any other software company, however, Microsoft is going to be supporting both. Though with huge players such as Intel and Microsoft lending their support to HD-DVD, Blu-Ray may be facing an uphill battle in the actual market. In its defense, Dell and HP have criticized Microsoft in the past for their comments about the two formats. Let's just hope we don't see DVD discs with activation and expiration built-in.