Blu-ray sales start to spike following HD-DVD bow-out

Wednesday, 26 March 2008 17:14 GMT By Patrick Garratt

According to this, more than 3 million of a total of 9 million Blu-ray movies sold since the inception of the format moved through retail in the first 11 weeks of this year. The news comes following the very public demise of HD-DVD in February.

If trends continue, says that piece, at least 15 million Blu-ray movies will be sold this year. We’re assuming those figures are American, but there you go.