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Old 02-02-2008   #204
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Thumbs up Re: HD Disc Format War Not Over By a Long Shot

Originally Posted by Lotus View Post
Software sales are so incredibly low right now on both sides it's quite comical. To me the most interesting statistic is that "since inception," ratio hasn't changed. That means that the software just isn't selling right now at all on either side. HD-DVD is dead in software sales right now though.
You are soooo right about the incredibly low software sales for both formats.

Hollywood just cannot come to grips with the fact that Joe and Susie Sixpack, whose demographics and psychographics account for over 90% of regular DVD sales, ARE NOT GOING TO PAY DOUBLE THE PRICE for hi-rez DVD software that looks no better to them on their $ 1,299 42" HDTV.

It really doesn't matter how many new titles each side releases: The market's future growth is in downloads, not "discloads."
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