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Revolution to use attachable DVD drive?

Blake Snow

Many have assumed that the Nintendo Revolution's DVD playing capability would be modeled after Microsoft's original Xbox, that is unlocking DVD playback via a separately sold dongle. However, IGN references an earlier Nintendo press release citing the use of a "self-contained attachment" to play DVD's. From the release: "Two Disc Formats, One Slot: Instead of a tray, a single, innovative, self-loading media bay will play both 12-centimeter optical discs used for the new system as well as Nintendo GameCube discs. Owners will have the option of equipping a small, self-contained attachment to play movies and other DVD content."

Attachment or not, we say let the DVD be free. Free the DVD, Nintendo. It wants to be free.

[Thanks, groovy guy]

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