Actually this is actually a lot different. DVD players and VCR players could both be played on any tv at the time in max resolution. So it didn't matter what tv you had people just needed the dvd player.Originally Posted by Revan
Well now there is no point in having a bluray or hddvd player if you don't have a 720/1080 tv. Which means it will take even longer for the next format to take over.
And that isn't even to mention super-hidef which is ready to come out in a couple of years will which probably have like a holographic format disc playing stuff in super high def.