Originally Posted by SlaughterX
No HD-DVD playback no buy!
Fortunately, Toshiba appears to be a lot smarter than the people on this thread saying the BDX-2000 should include HD DVD support.
One can be pretty much guarranteed that including the additional cost (development, manufacture, support) for HD DVD would have simultaneously largely limited their sales to current HD DVD disc owners (the harder core of which probably wouldn't buy since they already own at least
one HD DVD player, probably more).
Instead, they can offer a nice looking and normal featured 2.0 player that's much more likely to appeal to the more typical consumer, and can be readily discounted and bundled. Darn good thinking in my view!