The following titles are scheduled for Blu-ray release August 5th 2008.
There was a interesting article over at Forbes, the article talks about how Sony followed up the HD DVD Paramount announcement in August, believe it or not the announcement had done more damage to Sony then previously thought.
We’re mildly ecstatic to see that WB has been pulling out the stops with regard to their upcoming BD title releases (Speed Racer, Run Fat Boy Run, The Matrix), and their most recent inclusion of Digital Copy (DC).
Discs Not Your Thing? Don’t worry we have you covered! The newest feature on Format War Central will list the latest Digital Download releases for various platforms.
Studios are increasingly seeing the value in presenting promotions at Comic-Con in San Diego, noting that the audience is a good match for certain releases.
Sony had there E3 press conference today as well, they made some pretty big announcements about their video service, the big one being it will be available tonight.
The Blu-ray release of Batman Begins is a very hot seller at Amazon where it holds the top spot, beating out all other DVDs and Blu-ray Discs.
Some very interesting Warner box sets have listed at Amazon France, including the eagerly anticipated Matrix Trilogy Box Set. Matrix Trilogie : The Matrix ; Matrix Reloaded ; Matrix Revolutions has been listed for October 22nd, 2008.
Home Media Magazine is reporting that revenues were up and market share was down a little for the week ending June 15th. The market share versus DVD reduced to 7% last week, while revenues rose to $12.73M.
A report over at Home Media Magazine indicates that studio bosses are aiming for $1 Billion revenue for Blu-ray Disc for 2008. That is the magic number for Blu-ray Disc sales according to a majority of the home entertainment studio presidents at ‘transFORMATions’ – the seventh annual Home Entertainment Summit.