Xbox 360 to get external Blu-ray disc drive - report
Rumoured price to be between $100 - $150
According to a new media report, the Xbox 360 will soon be getting an external Blu-ray disc drive.
Toshiba-Samsung Storage Technology Corp has already has been contracted by Microsoft to manufacture the device, reports Xbit Labs, with a rumoured price of between USD 100 and USD 150.
Rumours of a Blu-ray drive, Blu-ray movie player, or even Xbox 360 with built-in Blu-ray tech have been numerous ever since the Microsoft canned its HD-DVD player for the console.
However, Microsoft has always maintained Blu-ray is unnecessary as the games business moves towards a digital download model, with senior Xbox exec telling GamesIndustry.biz earlier this year that storage discs will become a "historic phenomenon".