A recent article. Says that Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is releasing a few movies for their new Blu-Ray Player. These movies will consist of 50 First Dates, The Fifth Element, Hitch, House of Flying Daggers, A Knight's Tale, The Last Waltz, Resident Evil Apocalypse and XXX. The second set will come as early as June 13.(*All dates are subject to change)
Sony may see slower market penetration that the rival HD-DVD format from Toshiba. Toshiba will debut its first HD-DVD player in March for $499 along with the first HD-DVD movie titles. While Blu-Ray player cost right now at least $900+.
In addition Sony is likely to delay the Playstation 3 console, a video game console that is seen as a mass market Blu-ray player that will drive the format into living rooms.