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View Poll Results: Do you think Nintendo has blundered ... AGAIN ?
Does not need a Blu ray/DVD player 14 63.64%
Should have a Blu ray/DVD player 8 36.36%
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Old June 6, 2012, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by ilya View Post

And to those who feel Blu-Ray is unnecessary, that may be true for the tech savvy who can figure out many ways to stream their content - but for the majority of users the lack of that extra feature can be a deciding factor in the sale.

It's going to come with netflix and youtube and shizz installed right on it. Can't get much simpler then that.
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Old June 8, 2012, 09:22 PM
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lolercopter, I know a lot of people in their 30's that can barely handle plugging the HDMI cable in and finding the right input on their TV, you think the average consumer has the ability to figure that stuff out? I'm not sure that it matters as most people DO have a dvd or bluray drive already but streaming from anything beyond built in services is way beyond the masses. Not that they couldn't figure it out, they just don't want to be bothered.
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Old June 9, 2012, 12:49 AM
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Couldn't tell you the last time I heard of anyone I know using a disk of any kind bar to install a hard copy of a game or for console games..

Watching movies from disks has been relegated to the dark ages.
Who doesn't have a dvd player anyway, they are like 20.. Blue-ray.. I know of very few people who ever bothered with them as most people don't care about quality above dvd anyway and the cost is extortionate.

IMO, make it a dvd player but forget blu ray.. waste of time and money.

I do however think that they are in trouble because the uniqueness they had initially with the wii evaporated a while back and they need something new to compensate.

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