HD DVD Format: Game Over

According to several reports Toshiba Corp. will end production of HD DVD products following a round of support for Sony Corp.’s Blu-ray dsdic format, according to a new report.

NHK Japan Broadcasting Corp. on Sat. said that Toshiba will continue to sell HD DVD products in the interim, however it will close DVD factories in Aomori Prefecture, northern Japan.

The report follows a rash of announcements from Wal-Mart stores, Netflix Inc. and Best Buy Co. Inc. that it will back Blu-ray disc over HD DVD.

via Punch Jump

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