Not only that, Redbox will charge just $1 a day for a Blu-ray title, the same as it now charges for a standard-def DVD, according to Home Media Magazine.
The convenience and low price could appeal to Blu-ray enthusiasts who have struggled to obtain new Blu-ray releases from online DVD rental service Netflix. Blockbuster has started carrying Blu-ray discs in many of its stores, but supplies can sometimes be limited and the rental cost is approximately $4.
Home Media Magazine reports that Redbox has not officially announced that it will carry Blu-ray, but it has posted a notice at its web site saying “Blu-ray Disc just got more convenient." The notice says Blu-ray titles will be available in select Wal-Mart stores for $1 a day.
The web site says it will soon direct customers to locations where Blu-ray rentals will be available.
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