Even though their side might have secured the win in the format war, they're not rushing to drive the nail in the coffin.

According to DVD Town, Sony has announced that its current line of Blu-Ray players will be sold until late summer or early fall of this year. There will be two new players that will replace sony's Blu-Ray line - Sapphire 3 and Sapphire 4 - and both players will be compatible with both Profile 1.1 and BD Live.

No pricing details or precise release date was announced.