So I was quoted as stating that first week sales of SM3 included the boxset in the same post where someone pasted neilsen results and you are drawing the conclusion that I stated those numbers too, correct?
Sorry but I don't recall giving sales numbers for anyone elses titles, I don't often have them for our own. Please provide a link where I mentioned this. Our studio partners would be annoyed to think I was providing this kind of info.
Different manufacturers are taking different approaches, but if it is a bona-fide 1.1 (Bonus-view) player, then it is supposed to have the memory in the player or come with the memory as a flash device in the box.
We are interested in the member response to these questions to find whether or not you want to keep the DVD-like system of always having a main menu as a destination to navigate from, or if that is no longer needed.
Note that we will still have warnings and trailers play after the disc is inserted in any case, but you can FF or chapter skip over them if you choose.
Your comments are welcome.
The CE companies are not on the "hook" for lifetime patches, but they are obligated to play discs that are in spec. Reciprocally, the content companies are obligated to make the discs in spec. I would not expect problems from BD 1.1 or 2.0 enabled discs, since 95% of the format complexity is already part of the 1.0 specification.
The player companies have an obligation to support BD+ from the outset, so this scenario should never come up. Since Fox is already releasing BD+ titles, there is also the opportunity to check the current BD+ implementation on all players. Where there are problems, the CE companies are responding.
Well honestly, no, you are completely wrong about this. Every company is entitled to invent and sell their own proprietary product if they think that is what consumers want, but Blu-ray is anything but proprietary, and there are quite a few Sony people doing their best to make sure that everyone's software works on everyone else's players, per specification.