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That's good: Windows 8 won't play DVDs or Blu-ray

If you're the type who likes to use the computer to watch DVD and Blu-ray movies and TV series, get ready: Microsoft has announced that these features will not be native to Windows 8. To use them, you will need to purchase a bundle. virtual. The service, still undefined, includes "Windows Media Center" and some codecs to play DVD and Blu-ray, as well as tune the TV on the computer. The upgrade will be valid for "Windows 8" and "Windows 8 Pro" versions.According to Microsoft, these functions will be paid for as DVD sales are falling and Blu-ray is losing more and more space on the computer – as well as tuning the TV on the PC – and these services require expensive codecs for the company. But do not worry. You use Linux. =] Founder of blog and channel Diolinux, passionate about technology and games.