The Sony BDP-S5100 Blu-ray player offers a wealth of services and very good image quality for the money.
Samsung revealed its new flagship Blu-ray player at CES 2013, capable of upconverting content to 4K and a nifty reverse-AirPlay streaming-video feature.
The technology will launch next year with 300GB of possible storage, but that will be upped to 1TB on a single disc, according to the companies.
The big question: are the flaky drives just isolated incidents or a sign of a more widespread malfunction?
Microsoft is responding to the "very small" subset of unhappy customers whose consoles can't play discs with a digital copy of one of four exclusive launch titles.
More Xbox One buyers are complaining that their disc drives are faulty. Microsoft says the issue affects just a very small number of people.
Microsoft has admitted the Xbox One is having trouble with its Blu-ray drive, but has stressed it only affects a "very small number" of consoles.
Microsoft's brand-new Xbox One console is suffering from teething problems, with a disc drive fault widely reported on Amazon and YouTube.