14 years ago at CES, Microsoft backed HD-DVD with an Xbox 360 add-on

CES is about to get underway this week. If you roll back the clock fourteen years ago today, Microsoft announced that it would support HD-DVD in the next-gen format wars between Toshiba’s HD-DVD and Sony’s Blu-ray with an add-on for the Xbox 360. Here’s our original story from January 5, 2006: Just as Sony was … Read more

Microsoft backs HD-DVD with Xbox 360 external drive

Just as Sony was busy supporting itself in the next-gen format wars, Microsoft announced at CES that an external HD-DVD drive would be available for the Xbox 360 by the end of the year, a rival format to Sony’s next-gen Blu-ray technology that will be used in PlayStation 3 systems. No price or release information … Read more