Saturday, November 18, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Offers Discounted Games for Xbox Live Gold Members, Sony Unveils PlayStation Deals
Apple HomePod Smart Speaker Won't Be an Option For Holiday Shopping
G.Skill Unveils Trident Z DDR4-4400 32GB CL19 Kit
Spotify Buys Soundtrap
Volkswagen to Invest Over $40 billion on Future Cars
Broadcom Completes Acquisition of Brocade
Tesla Roadster Electric Supercar Accelerates to 60mph in 2.2 sec
FCC Approves Next Gen ATSC 3.0 TV Standard
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Games > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, May 08, 2006
Microsoft to Support HD DVD via USB at Xbox360


Microsoft officially announced today at E3 that eventually will support HD DVD format via an external USB drive..

Microsoft revealed that the USB HD DVD ROM drive will connect to the 360 using a USB 2.0 cable, and will use the console itself to output HD video and surround sound.

"Xbox 360 ushered in the era of high-definition gaming by standardizing high-definition resolutions and 16x9 widescreen support for every game on the system. What's more, Xbox 360, while powerful on its own, is also a foundation from which new technology and accessories can be added. Chief among these is the recently announced HD DVD add-on," said Microsoft in a press release.

This new accessory will connect to the Xbox 360 console with a USB cable, enabling it to harness the power of the Xbox 360 console for the HD video outputs and digital surround sound.

So the HD DVD drive will apparently have no HDMI interface, and it could be connected to an HDTV via the HD enabled component video output of the Xbox 360. This could make the price of the HD drive attractively low.

So what's the suggested price for the Xbox 360 HD DVD player? "We decided to save that good news for another day, but we're clearly out to make this an affordable option for Xbox 360 owners," said Albert Penello, Director of Global Marketing at Xbox.


Previous
Next
Sony to Launch PS3 Game Console at $499        All News        NME enters US market
Sony to Launch PS3 Game Console at $499     Games News      Activision Announces Next-Generation Console Lineup

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Top Black Friday deals from Microsoft
Microsoft Cloud Continues to Grow, Powers First Quarter Results
Microsoft to Buy Wind Energy From GE's new Wind Farm in Ireland
Microsoft Brings the Edge Browser to iOS and Android
Microsoft Announces First Windows S Devices, Brings cloud, AI and Mixed Reality to Businesses
Windows Creators Update Available in October
Microsoft Surface Devices Fail on Reliability
Microsoft Coco Framework Improves Performance and Governance Characteristics of Enterprise Blockchain Networks
New Microsoft keyboard brings Windows Hello to Windows 10 PCs
Microsoft pays up to $250,000 for Windows 10 bugs
Microsoft Paint isn't Dead Yet
Microsoft Reports Strong Profit on Cloud Demand

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .