Despite Blu-ray‘s utterly devastating victory earlier this year, Sony may be in a spot of trouble. Seems the company has a bit of a problem manufacturing the discs (I swear I’ve heard that before), and since it’s the the biggest producer of The Blu (that’s how cool kids say Blu-ray), it could be the biggest obstacle to the format’s success. Not that that really matters, since in five years we’ll have a new format.
Demand for The Blu is expected to JUMP this year to 48 million units; Sony only has the capacity to manufacture 38 million, and that’s after an upgrade to its facilities.
And while I’m thoroughly post-disc (technically), I did have my eye on the PS3, more or less because I could use it as a Blu-ray player. But then I heard the system doesn’t output DTS-HD, so what’s the point?