However, a big part of the price of the PS3 went into the Blu-ray player, so you could make use of that existing technology instead.It should be noted that the PlayStation 3 only contains a Blu-ray player and not a Blu-ray burner.
You will, however, still have to pay a fair price for the HD-DVD, as HD-DVD format owners were allowed to trade in their discs for Blu-ray discs or purchase Blu-ray discs at a discount when the HD-DVD format finally went under.
There are many different ways to find a DVD or Blu-Ray disc of a movie that you want, and most stores that carry DVDs will be able to get the movie that you want through their company's catalog if they do not already carry it.
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Most people would look to the PlayStation 3 for its ability to play Blu-ray movies and some of the best video games, but the home gaming console is actually a fully functional entertainment machine as well.
This year, Sony is seeking to top themselves with the new Playstation 3, which is speculated to be released in November 2006, boasting a new CPU, multi-platform capability and Blu-Ray laser technology.
Keep in mind that the video is sometimes the best picture possible and you might get a different picture when you get it home simply because you don't have a Blu-Ray player or a HD signal coming in.
Of course, no list of the season's hottest tech products is complete without such gifts as HD televisions, Blu-ray players, HD video cameras, MP3 players and cell phone accessories included on it.
If not, you should consider upgrade to a package with HD channels so you can enjoy the quality it provides or make sure you purchase an other HD source like a Blu-ray player.
Included in this price is a single PS3 wireless controller, media card reader, Blu-ray movie playing capability, HDMI out (with 1080p support), and that 80GB hard drive.