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Problems With Blu-ray's BD-J Spec Causes Headaches For Early Adopters

Remember when we talked about inconsistent Blu-ray BD-Java implementation and how it would cause problems for users? This video illustrates what we mean. A guy recorded himself updating the firmware of his Sony Blu-ray player, then attempting to go and play the Liar's Dice game in Pirates of the Caribbean 2. The end result is comical.

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This is what we were talking about when we said the changing BD-J spec causes problems for developers when coding. Watch the video and see for yourself.

The HD DVD consortium claims they had nothing to do with the making of this video.

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Update: Sony has a new firmware update here that claims to fix the error.

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