Netflix has opened its release window Squid Game: ChallengeAn upcoming reality show inspired by popular South Korean TV series Squid game. Squid Game: Challenge It follows 456 players as they go through a series of challenges inspired by the original show for a $4.56 million prize.

in 2021, Squid game became fast Netflix’s most watched series with over 1 billion hours watched in the first month of release. Squid game It also became Netflix’s first non-English language program to receive two Emmy nominations. Also, the leading star Lee Jung-Jae turned into He is the first Korean actor to receive an Emmy Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series. As expected, the broadcaster quickly announced a second season. However, to everyone’s surprise, Netflix also thought it would be a good idea to invest in a reality show inspired by the series.


For those who have been hiding under a rock for the past two years Squid game follows a group of desperate gamers as they compete in a series of challenges inspired by children’s games. However, as the losers are executed, the whimsical nature of the games is replaced by twisted competition where everyone’s life is at stake. It doesn’t sound like the kind of game anyone wants to be a part of, but with $4.56 million, Netflix found the 456 players it needed for a reality show.

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Unfortunately, the production Squid Game: Challenge was plagued by reports of horrific accidents on set. Many participants also condemned it they experienced inhumane conditions at the games. Well, what a fun reality show it should be inspired by Squid game according to reports, it turns out to be closer to the series than we expected. Fortunately, we don’t have to wait long to see exactly what went down during the production of the reality show, as Netflix is ​​offering. Squid Game: Challenge this is autumn.

Squid game Season 2 will go into production soon

Even though the reality show is confusing the fans of the series, what we want to see is the season 2 of the series. Squid game. as Lee recently disclosed Season 2 should be in production this summer, so we shouldn’t expect new episodes until 2024. Lee also told fans that Season 2 will be about revenge, as his character will use the millions he won in the first season to hunt down the people who brought their rivalry together. It offers a nice change of pace for the show, and we can’t wait to see where it goes Squid game next will take us.

Squid Game: Challenge coming to Netflix this November.