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Old 11-19-2007   #38
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Default Re: Is Sony preparing to raise a white flag?

Originally Posted by akbungle View Post
I guess I'm going to have to kept correcting people on this point. I've had to do two different firmware updates to my HD-DVD player so they would play certain titles correctly or at all. Also you'll notice in, I believe every single HD-DVD box an insert mentioning that you may need a firmware update to play that title.
Right but it doesn't take away his point that firmware updates are BAD.

He's not acting pro BD or pro HD DVD he's acting like a consumer.

I'm sure that both sides will continue to have them, but it's not a good thing at all. Firmware updates are for the geeks who want to update their systems to be as good as can be, they aren't for people who just want to put a disc in and hit play.
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