Meanwhile, HD-DVD backers claim that North American movie sales will exceed $600m (£309m) in 2007.
However, Mike Dunn, worldwide president of Fox Home Entertainment, claimed that sales of Blu-ray titles would eventually eclipse HD-DVD.
Dunn expects Blu-ray DVDs to be outselling HD-DVD by 3.5 to 1 by the end of April 2007. "At that point it gets difficult for retailers to commit to HD-DVD, " he said.
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