US Blu-ray sales rocket

Disc sales reach over $330m in Q1
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Sales of Blu-ray discs in the US shot up 68.5 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of the year.

Blu-ray disc sales in the three months to 31 March hit $331.31m, according to Blu-ray.com.

In total Blu-ray accounted for 12.3 per cent of packaged media sales – up on the seven per cent of the market it won in the same period in 2009.

Looking at March in isolation, sales reached $130.36m, an 86 per cent year-on-year increase.

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