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Activision: PlayStation 3 Will Outsell Xbox 360

by Chris Faylor, Jul 31, 2008 2:02pm PDT
Related Topics – Microsoft, Activision, Sony

During a conference call today, Activision Publishing CEO Mike Griffith detailed the company's expectations for console sales across 2008, revealing its belief that the PlayStation 3 will sell more systems than the Xbox 360 this year.

By the end of the current calendar year, Activision believes the consoles will sell:

  • PlayStation 3: 8 million units

  • Xbox 360: 6-7 million units

  • Wii: 15 million units

  • PlayStation 2: 4-5 million units

Griffith also noted the company's expectation that handhelds will grow "in excess of 24 million," but did not provide a specific breakdown between PSP and Nintendo DS.