Disney's first Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray: Guardians of the Galaxy 2

Disney has finally entered the Ultra HD 4K game, with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (the sequel to Guardians of the Galaxy – and prequel to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3) coming to 4K Blu-ray in the US at the end of August.

In a post on Facebook, director James Gunn says it has taken "a couple of years of begging and pleading" with Disney, but that "a being composed of light truly appears to be a being composed of light!" And with HDR support too, it should look all the better.

There will also be 3D support, for those that want extra dimensionality from the film.

Hopefully, this should pave the way for other 4K Blu-ray releases, including Star Wars and Pirates of the Caribbean 5.

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Adam was a staff writer for What Hi-Fi?, reviewing consumer gadgets for online and print publication, as well as researching and producing features and advice pieces on new technology in the hi-fi industry. He has since worked for PC Mag as a contributing editor and is now a science and technology reporter for The Independent.