Mr. Laser Beam wrote:
Consumers would complain if they bought a Blu-Ray and there wasn't any actual HD content on it.
Some do, some don't. For a movie/series that you may not own, the choice sometimes comes down to this:
For the same money as the DVD you can buy a blu-ray with upscaled content but more special features. Such packages do exist and they do sell so obviously someone is buying them.