Originally Posted by manikin
Let the Assault on DVD begin
Originally Posted by bairda
IF it is true, I expect toshiba to comeback with a counter punch. However, I just don't see how they could rebalance this equation unless they got another studio to swap allegiances and be exclusive for them.
If this is true, I don't see how they could possibly pitch exclusivity to HD DVD to a studio after
Warner has made their move. Other studios were likely to follow Warner, not go the opposite direction.
Originally Posted by Hipnotiq
This is bad news for both formats.
A monopoly is not good any way you look at it.
Yeah, that DVD monopoly sure was bad for the home video market!
The interesting thing about this now is, what happens to sales of Paramount/Dreamworks and Unversal HD DVDs? Even the most ardent HD DVD supporters are likely to be hesitant to purchase new discs in light of this news. How long do they (studios) stand pat?