PLAYSTATION 3 (PS3)"Blu Ray" expected to take off - Survey
Reuters / Yahoo - March 3, 2008
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at 8:41AM PST on March 3, 2008
Over 60 percent of consumers said they had been put off buying a next generation disk player due to the presence of two formats in the market, but this had now changed after Japan's Toshiba pulled out of the high-definition home movie war. 24 percent said they intended to watch next-generation movie disks in the next six months.
"It's great news for Sony who can expect the PlayStation 3 to become the must-have gift this Christmas," said Charles Moore, TV and Film partner at media law firm Wiggin