Microsoft planning external Blu-ray drive for Xbox 360

Posted on Thursday, Oct 22 2009 @ 21:46 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer revealed an external Blu-ray drive for the Xbox 360 is on the way:
Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., said in an interview that owners of Xbox 360 game console will be able to acquire external Blu-ray disc drive (BD) for the system as “accessory”. The add-on BD drive for Xbox 360 has been rumoured for over a year, but this time it looks like Microsoft is serious about supporting the format.

“Well, I don't know if we need to put Blu-ray in there – you'll be able to get Blu-ray drives as accessories,” said Steve Ballmer in an interview with Gizmodo web-site.

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