WB Implements “Goblet of Fire” Blu-Ray DVD Replacement Program

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Dec 21, 2007

Posted by SueTLC
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As reported previously, last week saw the release of the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix DVDs, as well as a special limited edition gift boxset of all five of the Harry Potter DVDs. Many customers who purchased this gift set in the Blu-Ray high definition format had a bit of a surprise as the as the “Goblet of Fire” disc contained in the set was in the HD format. In order to correct this problem, Blu-ray.com is reporting tonight that Warner Home Entertainment is issuing single disc replacements. According to the report they “will supply a boxset version of the disc, with matching artwork, to you once they have been printed. If you were affected by this, please contact WHV Customer Support at 1-800-553-6937.”





7 Responses to WB Implements “Goblet of Fire” Blu-Ray DVD Replacement Program

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If you want my advice you will hang onto the defective set … in 20 years it will be a collectors item. Think “double struck” nickel. :-)

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Be kind of hard to prove it was a real defective one though… All you need to do is put the HD disc in the Blu-Ray case!

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The HD-DVD/Blu-ray war sure is confusing matters.

When I ordered my HD-DVD copy of Order of the Phoenix from play.com they accidentally sent the Blu-ray version. Now we hear that they are accidentally packing a HD-DVD in the Blu-ray box set? Mental.

I thought the whole point was HD-DVDs and Blu-ray cannot even be produced on the same production line so how can a mixup like this even happen?

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And I keep wondering why someone would purchase a ‘boxed set’ of an incomplete series… Does WB provide two empty slots in the box?

Just curious…

OMT

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I’m just waiting for the combo DVD/Bluray/HD-DVD player prices to drop. As it is, Blu-ray players are real expensive (usually twice as much as HD-DVD), unless you get the PS3 – but a guy at Best Buy said a lot of PS3s were returned because the lasers would ruin the Blu-ray discs. Not a good endorsement of Blu-ray as a format, but the exclusivity deals that production companies are signing make it rough. Luckily the Potter films aren’t exclusives.

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Hello

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I only purchased the HD DVD versions of PoA, GoF and OotP – and am very satisfied with them [the special features are great!]...the HD player I purchased was several hundred $ cheaper than a Blu-Ray player…to Ken M – I wouldn’t buy a combo player. I have read bad reviews of them – they don’t play the HD discs very well. It would be interesting to know how this kind of a mix-up occurred.

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