Xbox 360 HD-DVD Drive set to be upgraded next year

If you’ve been wanting to get into the High Definition video area and you were thinking of getting a HD-DVD drive for your Xbox 360, you might want to hold off until next year.

If you’ve been wanting to get into the High Definition video area and you were thinking of getting a HD-DVD drive for your Xbox 360, you might want to hold off until next year.

Mark Bennett, Microsoft’s Europeans HD DVD business director, has announced that Microsoft will be shipping a revised HD-DVD drive for the Xbox 360 in 2008. Expect this new drive to have improved support for the HDi interactive features as well as better HD-DVD support.

While the interactivity is being touted by Microsoft as “nine months” ahead of Blu-Ray, we’re just seeing it as more fallout from the ongoing format wars.

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