According to Nielsen data in August, HD DVD sold three times as many discs as any other high-definition format, including Sony's Blu-ray. In addition, the survey company also found that customers of the format owned an average of 8.4 DVDs.More details over here.
The format already has a best seller: Universal's "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift," which sold through 30 percent of its inventory in the first week alone. These numbers are sure to please studios that have selected the format, such as Universal and Warner Home Video.
Future titles include Warner's "V for Vendetta," releasing October 31, as well as "Superman Returns," "Mission: Impossible 3," "King Kong" and "Nacho Libre." By Christmas, an additional 150 titles are expected on top of the 80 already available, the most of any high-definition format.
HD DVD selling three times better than Blu-ray
Posted on Sunday, October 15 2006 @ 5:18 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck