In November 2010 Panasonic announced that they had acquired the exclusive right to distribute the 3D Blu-ray version of Avatar. According to a recent interview with Panasonic UK the deal runs until February 2012 which also means that you have to wait a while to find Avatar 3D in stores.<br /><br /><h3>Panasonic & Avatar</h3>If you buy a 3D product from Panasonic you will get a free <a href=http://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1288686543 target=_blank><b>Avatar 3D Blu-ray disc</b></a>. The 3D version is not available in stores and according to Panasonic the deal runs until the beginning of 2012.<br /><br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/avatar3d-1l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/avatar3d-1.jpg" alt="Avatar 3D Blu-ray" title="Click to enlarge" /></a><br><i>Avatar 3D Blu-ray</i></p><br />Panasonic UK has said that the contract runs until February 2012 to be exact. According to sources Panasonic has an exclusive right to distribute the 3D version of the movie for some time but itâ€™s not clear if the exclusiveness runs until 2012. Some sources have indicated that Panasonic has a limited number of copies that has to be distributed before the movie hits stores but this statement has not been confirmed by Panasonic.<br /><br />Currently the 3D Blu-ray version of Avatar is selling for $150-200 as a second hand product on eBay at the moment.