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Microsoft's finally said what everybody expected them to—their HD DVD player will be $199. No surprise here, but good to get some solid information. MS also said they will sell it for 199.99/ 129.99 in Europe, which isn't a tremendous price increase for once.

There should be around 150 HD DVD movies available to watch by its November release. In addition, the drive will ship with an HD DVD version of King Kong and a 360 Universal Media Remote. The latter used to eject the former from the drive.


360 HD-DVD for $200 in U.S. [Kotaku]