Samurai Warriors Blu-ray Cancelled; Will Now Be Released as DVD-Only


Manga Entertainment UK have recently confirmed on social media that their Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack version of Samurai Warriors has been cancelled and that the series will now be released as a DVD-Only set.

Previously Manga Entertainment UK had announced that Samurai Warriors would be released as a Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack, which surprised a variety of people due to FUNimation’s planned DVD-only release of the series; well after much confusion and several months of delays the series has now been demoted to a DVD-Only release.

Personally it’s an announcement I was waiting to happen; mostly due to Blu-ray Disc Masters not readily available for Manga Entertainment UK to use, which would mean that the UK distributor would have to produce their own disc masters – something which is not only ‘very costly’ but also time consuming and would most likely delay the release even further than it already has been. Sure enough it’s disappointing news; but from its makes sense seeing as no ‘western friendly’ Blu-ray assets exist.

Of course online retailers will be adjusting their listings and soon enough the set will appear to pre-order as an DVD-only release. In addition to this cancelation Manga Entertainment UK have confirmed that the series will be available from the 10th July 2017 within the UK.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

One Response to Samurai Warriors Blu-ray Cancelled; Will Now Be Released as DVD-Only

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