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Submission + - Warner Brothers to Drop HDDVD, go Bluray Exclusive

firestorm980 writes: The site hidefdigest.com has gotten hold of a press release from studio Warner Brothers that was given today. In it, details of the WB's plans to drop the high def format HDDVD later this year and go exclusively Bluray. According to the release:

"Warner Bros.' move to exclusively release in the Blu-ray disc format is a strategic decision focused on the long term and the most direct way to give consumers what they want," said Meyer (CEO of WB). "The window of opportunity for high-definition DVD could be missed if format confusion continues to linger. We believe that exclusively distributing in Blu-ray will further the potential for mass market success and ultimately benefit retailers, producers, and most importantly, consumers."

The full article can be found here. The full move doesn't take place until later this year, but it should be interesting to see what effect this has on the format war.

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