to Blu-Ray, and the news that Paramount has an
in its HD-DVD contract,
reports that studio powerhouse Universal could be the next firm to pitch its flag in the Blu-Ray camp.
The site claims that Universal’s HD-DVD commitment has officially been brought to an end, paving the way for the studio to release Blu-Ray versions of its films. It has also been confirmed that Warner sister-companies New Line and HBO have also made the move to Blu-Ray.
However, for the time being both Universal and Paramount, which are the only remaining major studios currently committed to HD-DVD, have pledged to continue releasing HD-DVD versions of their movies.
Format holder Toshiba is also remaining resilient about its struggling format, saying that it has no intentions to withdraw from the hi-def content race.