Wal-Mart Offers $100 Gift Card With Blu-ray Players

Posted Mon Jun 9, 2008 at 12:00 PM PDT by Mike Attebery

The world's largest retailer is throwing its weight behind Blu-ray with a one week special offer to customers purchasing Blu-ray players.

As reported by Reuters last week, the retail heavyweight is offering a $100 Wal-Mart gift card to customers who purchase Blu-ray players between June 8th and June 14th -- just in time for Father's Day.

Wal-Mart's shift to Blu-ray exclusivity was one of many blows to rival HD DVD earlier this year. Now it looks like the retail giant is working to get its customer's on board with the remaining next generation format.

The offer is good for purchases made in store and online, and applies to several players, including the Playstation 3 and component systems from companies such as Sony and Magnavox among others.

Wal-Mart is also highlighting a selection of Blu-ray titles available at significant savings, starting at prices as low as $15. Specific titles include '3:10 to Yuma,' 'Shooter,' and '300.'

For more information and to take advantage of this offer click here.

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