Sony Pictures Home Entertainment president Benjamin Feingold said his studio's first batch of Blu-ray releases will be ready May 23, as planned.
"But the majority of our retail base and hardware partners have requested that we reconsider this date to better coincide with the first commercially available Blu-ray-compatible hardware," Feingold said.
The decision to hold off shipping Blu-ray titles to retailers comes several weeks after Samsung announced its first Blu-ray player wouldn't arrive in stores until June 25, a month behind schedule.
Blu-ray delayed by a month
Posted on Friday, May 05 2006 @ 15:05 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Reuters reports the introduction of Blu-ray has been delayed with a month until June 20: