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Hollywood Surprised By Xbox Video Marketplace

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>> From 1up.com:

The push for HD has come from all corners of media, but actually accessing high-definition content isn't so simple -- the amount of people with HD televisions running standard-definition content is staggering. But Hollywood's initial investment into Microsoft's service has proved a profitable one, as its direction connection to the TV means there's no technical wizardry needed to move a computer-downloaded film onto the TV. Do I really expect my mom to figure out DVD burning? I can't even figure it out.

No official numbers have been released, but sales trackers report movies like Poseidon, which performed poorly during their box office run, are doing well on Xbox Live -- thanks to the availability of a HD version. It's cheaper and more convenient than tracking down a HD-DVD drive and wondering whether you're supposed to buy Blu-ray discs or not.


I believe that services like these are the future for media content more so then tangible media (a.k.a disks).


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I hope they make it so canadians can download movies and stuff to Stupid canadian laws or whatever is stopping Microsoft from releasing the movies to Canada
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I really hope they start putting more movies up, more companies sign up.
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chaingangsoldier69 wrote:
I hope they make it so canadians can download movies and stuff to Stupid canadian laws or whatever is stopping Microsoft from releasing the movies to Canada



i know the Canadian video market place is a ghost town lol. and wooo i watch so much hd stuff on my tv i love it. i only watch sports in hd. kinda werid ppl still watching more standard def stuff


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sweet
lol i'm surprised too

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KiLlEr99 wrote:


chaingangsoldier69 wrote:
I hope they make it so canadians can download movies and stuff to Stupid canadian laws or whatever is stopping Microsoft from releasing the movies to Canada



i know the Canadian market video market place is a ghost town lol


damn that sucks. The US market place is pretty large on shows and movies.
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