Europe can't even have a format war now.

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This anti competitive thing really gets my goat. Blu-ray and HD-DVD both have there exclusives in movie studios and CE support so why don't they just let things slide.

So now we can't have one dominant format according to them because of anti competivness. Forget that it confuses the hell out of the public and what a complete mess having both formats survive would be. Too many organisations nowadays not letting people run there own things.

http://www.tvpredictions.com/europeblu070307.htm
 
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They are not saying that being exclusive is anti-competitive.
What they are saying is "Were you paid by Sony to be exclusive?"
This would definitely be anti-competitive.
They are probably looking at HD-DVD and Universal as well but it is fairly obvious that Toshiba didn't need to pay Uni, Uni hates Sony with a passion.
 
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El_Watcher said:
They are not saying that being exclusive is anti-competitive.
What they are saying is "Were you paid by Sony to be exclusive?"
This would definitely be anti-competitive.
They are probably looking at HD-DVD and Universal as well but it is fairly obvious that Toshiba didn't need to pay Uni, Uni hates Sony with a passion.

So it funny how micosoft can buy companys or rights to games tho
 
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kinggost said:
So it funny how micosoft can buy companys or rights to games tho


Thats the crucial difference - MS just hands over the cash to buy the company hahahaha
 
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obviousley some one just didnt like sony doing it. I remember when microsoft brought bungie so is was a exclusive to xbox then all of a sudden bill must of wated more money so he realeased it on windows.
 
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its the European Union at it again

they did the same thing with Microsoft. sueing them over providing media player with windows

the fact of the matter is, that there were plenty of other players out there managing to keep afloat in the market, but they were innovative, instead of trying to charge for a piece of software that was crap, like realplayer was trying to do.

when nobody wanted it, as there was no real reason to buy realplayer over media player, they went and cryed to the EU.
 
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Yeah I didn't really see what the point in windows "n" was because no retailers even bothered to stock it, making it utterly pointless.
 
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