HD DVD update hits for 360 users … all five people rejoice

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The handful of people or so who actually went out and purchased the HD DVD add-on for the Xbox 360 will get a pleasant surprise update when they boot up their player today. Here are the goods for what Microsoft has done to improve the product:

Added option for user to select from the following audio output formats via TOSLINK or HDMI:
o    Digital Stereo (2 channel PCM)
o    Dolby Digital 5.1
o    DTS 5.1
o    WMA Pro
Added “Dynamic Range Control” toggle for digital audio output
Improved HD DVD networking support
Improved HD DVD title compatibility
Improved performance with MPEG-4 AVC / H.264
1080p via HDMI is supported on the Xbox 360 Elite with HDCP compliant displays
Improved parental controls

Is it too early to say HD DVD doesn’t even matter anymore?

[Via Major Nelson

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