Microsoft Finally Gets Blu

razor - May 2, 2008 03:27PM in Gaming

An Asustek Computer subsidiary has been contracted by Microsoft to produce its Xbox 360 gaming consoles complete with Blu-ray support, a move that mercifully ends Microsoft's transparent denials concerning its adoption of the only remaining high-def DVD format.  Expected to ship in Q3 2008, the Blu-ray enabled gaming systems should immediately ignite strong competition with Sony's Playstation 3 - not only in a gaming sense, but also in a battle for supremacy over a format that not many people care about.  Now, we can only hope that MS can get that Yahoo! merger over and done with...