Blu-Ray to launch in North America on May 23rd

By Derek Sooman on February 28, 2006, 2:57 PM
Newsflash! Sony today announced that it will officially launch the Blu-Ray format in North America on May 23rd!

Eight Blu-Ray titles will launch on that date from Sony's two major film studios, Sony Pictures and MGM, namely 50 First Dates, The Fifth Element, Hitch, House of Flying Daggers, A Knight's Tale, The Last Waltz, Resident Evil Apocalypse and XXX.

A further set of titles will appear on June 13th - with Kung Fu Hustle, Legends of the Fall, Robocop, Stealth, Species, SWAT and Terminator joining the original launch titles on the shelves.




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mentaljedi said:
I guess thats not bad... but what about the crazy things like LotR and SW?
DragonMaster said:
[quote] I guess thats not bad... but what about the crazy things like LotR and SW?[/quote]I think Lucas is on the HD-DVD side, or he'll wait for "MediaWars - BluRay vs. HD-DVD" to end.
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