I'm sure you all know about this, but Microsoft has paid DreamWorks and Paramount to go HD-DVD exclusive!
From The Digital Bits:
"Well... the high-definition format war just got more confusing for consumers, and you can thank the hubris of the folks at Microsoft for it. Their HD-DVD format (because I'm sorry, can anyone really say it still belongs to Toshiba at this point?) badly needed a shot in the arm going into the holiday season, and just got it thanks to suitcases full of cash from the Microsoft camp. You ready for this? Here it is:
Microsoft has paid DreamWorks and Paramount so much money that they've decided to join Universal in the HD-DVD exclusive camp. No kidding."
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Just when I'd decided to go for Blu-Ray this fall, everything gets more confusing again... The studios are REALLY fucking things up with the HD formats!