Activision: PlayStation 3 Will Outsell Xbox 360

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.