From the AP:
Microsoft Corp. expects to sell up to 3 million of its new Xbox videogame consoles within 90 days of the console’s launch, an executive said Tuesday.
Bryan Lee, chief financial officer with Microsoft’s Home and Entertainment unit, told investors and analysts at the Harris Nesbitt Media and Entertainment Conference that the company is aiming to sell between 2.75 million and 3 million consoles worldwide within 90 days following its Nov. 22 debut in North America.
The North American debut will be followed by a Dec. 2 launch in Europe and a Dec. 10 launch in Japan.
Lee also said he expects consumers to spend $1.5 billion in the first 90 days after the Xbox 360′s launch on the console and peripherals such as games and subscriptions to its Xbox Live online gameplay service.