Bigger storage capacity for Blu-rays coming soon

By Johnny Cullen, Wednesday, 6 January 2010 12:00 GMT


According to a Nikkei report, Blu-rays with upwards of 33Gb are on the way.

So far, developers creating PS3 games have only been able to use 25Gb Blu-ray discs: the only exception to the rule is Metal Gear Solid 4, which used a 50Gb disc.

Now though, Sony and Panasonic’s solved the problem by removing the “jitter collapses” caused by “high-density recording”, by creating an evaluation index codenamed “i-MLSE.”

Sony is hoping I-MLSE will be adapted as standard by the Blu-ray Disc Association: an organisation of which Sony is a key member.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.



Blu Ray

Blu Ray Association

  • Blu-ray Association gloats over Wal-Mart HD-DVD decision

    There’s nothing noble about this. Following yesterday’s decision by Wal-Mart to drop HD-DVD completely as of June this year, the Blu-ray Association has issued a cringeworthy response. “Retailers have a tremendous impact on consumer preferences, and as the world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart’s reach and leadership are unparalleled,” said the body’s chairman, Andy Parson. “Their decision […]