Many Manufactures of DVD players have announced that they will be bring to the market DVD players that are dual format. This means they will be able to read both Blu-ray DVD's and HD-DVD's in the same drive. Samsung have stated that such an DVD player might be out by the end of the year!
When the dual format DVD players become available the battle between the two format will effectively be over.
There is no word on when, or even if, optical DVD drives for PC's will also be dual format. Rumour has it that companies will eventually release dual format optical DVD drives for PCs, but that is sometime down the track. The good news is that Blu-ray DVD drives will be hitting the selves very shortly in Australia. The Media for Blu-ray DVD drives is currently available for purchase.
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