Netflix has introduced a brand new 10 episode sequence – Squid Game: The Challenge. The present impressed by its hottest sequence of all time, Squid Game, would provide the ‘largest cast and lump cash prize in reality TV history’. Netflix termed it the ‘biggest reality competition ever’. Unlike the Korean dystopian drama, life or dying is not going to be at stake within the new actuality sequence. 456 recruits from world wide will play video games to win or ‘miss out’ on a $4.56 million money prize. Read extra: Squid Game season 2 officially announced by Netflix, director Hwang Dong-hyuk shares details
Players will compete via a sequence of video games impressed by the unique present – plus stunning new additions, Netflix introduced on Tuesday. The participant’s ‘strategies, alliances, and character’ might be put to the check, whereas rivals are eradicated round them.
Earlier in June, Netflix additionally confirmed that the favored Korean sequence Squid Game can be renewed for a second season. It seen contestants from completely different backgrounds compete by enjoying childhood video games for an opportunity to win an enormous money prize. After releasing in September 2021, it grew to become the streaming platform’s most-watched sequence.
The first season holds the document as Netflix’s hottest sequence of all time, with over 1.65 billion hours considered in its first 28 days, the corporate stated.
The 10-episode actuality competitors will embrace video games impressed by the unique present, in addition to new additions, Netflix stated.
One of YouTube’s high US creators, MrBeast, did an unofficial iteration of this concept by recreating features of the South Korean drama’s set and internet hosting video games featured within the present, like “Red Light, Green Light.” The YouTuber additionally opted out of the killing facet however strapped a tool to all 456 gamers that mimicked a bullet shot when a participant was dominated out.
Netflix’s actuality present might be filmed within the UK and is at present solely casting English audio system. The announcement comes simply days after the scripted sequence was renewed for a second season.
(With inputs from Reuters)