I believe this what is going to happen as well. Until a standardized 4k disc solution comes along (probably using quad layer blu-rays), downloads or data discs might be the way to go for now. I believe that there will be a disc solution announced. At least Sony is coming forward in supporting the format with native content.
What has me wondering is the following. The PS3 by virtue of its hardware configuration, allowed Sony to expand the capabilities of the console beyond what we expected possible including 3D support, full bd-live and dts hd ma decoding when many thought they were gonna get lucked out. All while maintaining itself ad one of the fastest bd players. Now Sony announced the PS4 will play 4k video and I ask if Sony will be able to also expand its hdmi output to support future iterations of the hdmi standard. The current 1.4 standard only supports 4k at 24fps. No 4k 3d, no higher frame rates. This is why its going to be sometime before we will see a 4k disc standard, the hdmi standard its not there yet to provide support for all this new technologies. If you look at the soon to be released RED server player that supports the DCI standard of 4k up to 4096 horizontal instead of just 3840 at up to 60hz and 3D, you will see that it has five hdmi outputs: 4 for video (4 1080p streams) and one for audio. Its also why I believe that when a standard comes to light that will be one to rule for the following years, all early adopters will need to buy a new TV, unless they can all be configured to use 4 hdmi inputs for one 4k video signal. Just my thoughts
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