Eager to further compete with the PlayStation 3, Microsoft has created an HD-DVD add on for their popular Xbox 360 console.

In a story from Xbox.com, this device will enable users of the the machine to be able to watch HD-DVDs on their players.

The contrasts with the PlayStation 3 which will come with it's own built in Blu-ray disc player.

There is no information yet on when the HD-DVD add on will come to market or what the price of the add on will be.