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Blu-ray Disc (BD or Blu-ray) is a high-definition home entertainment format on the standard 120mm optical discs. Launched in 2006, it competed briefly, but fiercely from 2006 to 2008 with HD DVD before becoming the standardized high-definition home entertainment format.

Star Trek releases on Blu-ray commenced in April 2009 with season one of The Original Series. Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Enterprise are currently being released. CBS have commented that a Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Blu-ray release is a possibility. In a post on Twitter, Michael Okuda commented "We've heard that CBS execs would love to give DS9 the HD treatment, if sales for TNG HD continue to support it". [1]


Regions

Blu-ray releases, much like DVDs, are divided into separate regions to restrict the areas specific discs can be played. The following is a guide to the regions and which areas of the world they relate to:

Region Country Map
0 "Region free" releases.
BD Regions
A East Asia (except Mainland China and Mongolia), Southeast Asia, the Americas, and their dependencies.
B Africa, Southwest Asia, Europe (except Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus), Oceania, and their dependencies (except French Guiana).
C Central Asia, East Asia (Mainland China and Mongolia only), South Asia, central Eurasia, and their dependencies.

Blu-ray release chronology

Date Region Product released
2009
27 April B Star Trek: The Original Series - Season 1, Star Trek: Original Motion Picture Collection
28 April A Star Trek: The Original Series - Season 1
11 May B Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
12 May A Star Trek: Original Motion Picture Collection, Star Trek: Motion Picture Trilogy
26 June A Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Japanese region A only
22 September A Star Trek: The Original Series - Season 2, Star Trek: The Next Generation Motion Picture Collection, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Star Trek: First Contact
6 November A Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Star Trek Generations, Star Trek: First Contact, Star Trek: Insurrection, Star Trek Nemesis
Japanese region A only
16 November B Star Trek: The Original Series - Season 2, Star Trek: The Next Generation Motion Picture Collection, Star Trek: Motion Picture Trilogy, Star Trek (Three disc), Star Trek: Legends of the Final Frontier Collection
17 November A Star Trek
15 December A Star Trek: The Original Series - Season 3, Star Trek: The Original Series - Seasons 1-3
2010
22 March B Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Star Trek Generations, Star Trek: First Contact, Star Trek: Insurrection, Star Trek Nemesis, Star Trek: The Original Series - Season 3
19 October A Star Trek (single disc)
1 November B Star Trek (single disc)
2011
29 March A Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan/Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country/Star Trek: First Contact
2 May B Star Trek: The Original Series Complete
2012
30 January B Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Next Level
31 January A Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Next Level
23 July B Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 1
24 July A Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 1
4 December A Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 2
12 December B Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 2
2013
26 March A Star Trek: Enterprise - Season 1
1 April B Star Trek: Enterprise - Season 1
29 April B Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 3, The Best of Both Worlds, Star Trek: Stardate Collection
30 April A Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 3, The Best of Both Worlds, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Star Trek Generations, Star Trek: Insurrection, Star Trek Nemesis
29 July B Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 4
30 July A Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 4, Redemption
19 August B Star Trek: Enterprise - Season 2
20 August A Star Trek: Enterprise - Season 2
2 September B Star Trek: The Original Series - Origins, Star Trek Into Darkness, Star Trek Into Darkness 3D, Star Trek/Star Trek Into Darkness
10 September A Star Trek: The Original Series - Origins, Star Trek: Stardate Collection, Star Trek Into Darkness, Star Trek Into Darkness 3D

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