Thursday, July 17, 2008

MS once again say no to Blu-ray 360, focusing on digital distribution

Shane Kim of MS has stated that Microsoft has no interest in adding a Blu-ray player to the Xbox 360, instead he indicated that the company was to focus their growing work on digital distribution.


Give up any hopes you might have had about adding a Blu-Ray player to your Xbox 360.

Shane Kim, vice president of strategy and business development for Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment business, tells me that the company has "no interest" in adding Blu-Ray functionality to its console, opting instead to focus on digital distribution.

"I can categorically say that we're not working on a Blu-Ray player for Xbox 360," says Kim. "To my knowledge, we don't have any intent to do that."

News Source: Forbes

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