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DVD and Blu-ray customers stayed loyal to their formats in 2014
DVD and Blu-ray customers stayed loyal to their formats in 2014

In June, the Criterion Collection's president, Peter Becker, posted a statement on the company's website announcing that it was going to stop producing "dual-format" titles that contained both DVDs and Blu-ray discs. This was a huge step away from what had become an industrywide trend toward bundling every possible configuration of a movie into a single package: DVD, Blu-ray, digital download, cloud-hosted copy and in some cases even 3-D. "No one seemed particularly happy," Becker wrote. "Blu-ray customers didn't like making room for DVDs they didn't want, and DVD customers didn't like paying more to get a Blu-ray they couldn't...

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