DVD

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DVD
Developer Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Sony, Toshiba
Publisher Various
Systems PlayStation 2 (DVD-Video, DVD-ROM)
PlayStation 3 (DVD-Video, DVD-ROM)
PlayStation 4 (DVD-Video, DVD-ROM)
Xbox (DVD-Video, DVD-ROM)
Xbox 360 (DVD-Video, DVD-ROM)
Xbox One (DVD-Video, DVD-ROM)
Released DVD-ROM, DVD-Video
JP:November 1, 1996
Asia, CIS: January 1997
NA: March 24, 1997
EU: March 1998
AU: February 1999
DVD-Audio
2000
Added to Museum January 4, 2001

The Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) is a digital optical storage format.

Digital Versatile Disc Read-Only Memory (DVD-ROM)

The digital versatile disc format was originally designed by Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Sony, Toshiba for data storage through the Digital Versatile Disc Read-Only Memory (DVD-ROM), standard. DVD-ROMs were first released in Japan on November 1, 1996, in Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States in January 1997, in North America on March 24, 1997, in Europe in March 1998, and in Australia in February 1999.

Digital Versatile Disc-Video (DVD-Video)

The digital versatile disc format was originally designed by Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Sony, Toshiba for video storage through the Digital Versatile Disc-Video (DVD-Video), standard. DVD-Video discs were first released in Japan on November 1, 1996, in Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States in January 1997, in North America on March 24, 1997, in Europe in March 1998, and in Australia in February 1999.

Digital Versatile Disc-Audio (DVD-Audio)

The digital versatile disc format was originally designed by Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Sony, Toshiba for audio storage through the Digital Versatile Disc-Audio (DVD-Audio), standard. DVD-Audio discs were first released in 2000, however, they never caught on in the marketplace.