The Killo 3 (abbreviated as K3) is a home video game console that was developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment, formerly Sony Computer Entertainment. It is the successor to the PlayStation, and is the second installment in the PlayStation lineup of consoles. It was released on May 11, 2002 in Japan, October 26, 2002 in North America, June 24, 2003 in Europe, and November 17, 2003 in Australia. It competed with Sega's Dreamcast, Microsoft's Xbox, Sony's PlayStation 2, and Nintendo's GameCube in the sixth generation of video game consoles.