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Now Microsoft claims 360 will not support Blu-Ray

Ben Parfitt
In the latest instalment of this confusing saga, Xbox 360 group product manager Aaron Greenberg has now said that there are no plans for Xbox 360 to support Blu-Ray.

The news comes not long after Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer claimed that the company was indeed in discussions with Sony concerning Blu-Ray support.

However, speaking to Reuters Greenberg stated: "Xbox is not currently in talks with Sony or the Blu-Ray Association to integrate Blu-Ray into the Xbox experience."

Whilst some outlets are claiming this to be an about turn from Microsoft, another explanation is that whilst Windows Blu-Ray support is a possibility, Xbox 360 support may not be. After all, Microsoft does have the tiny matter of the global PC software market to consider.

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Tags: Microsoft , Sony , xbox 360 , blu-ray , talks , aaron greenberg

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