Netflix Series Squid Game Drawn Over 111 Million Viewers Worldwide
The latest Netflix Web Series “Squid Game” marks 111 Million Viewers Worldwide, Squid Game, the dystopian drama has topped the Netflix charts in more than 80 countries, bumping aside Netflix’s Bridgerton which has 82 million viewers worldwide. The Korean drama was watched by 111 million Netflix Viewers in its first 28 days, knocking Bridgerton (82 million) off the top spot.
Netflix counts a view as anyone who’s watched two minutes of an episode. Netflix’s vice president for content in Korea, South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand says the show’s success is “beyond our wildest dreams”. Minyoung Kim told CNN: “When we first started investing in Korean series and films in 2015, we knew we wanted to make world-class stories for the core K-content fans across Asia and the world.
What is Netflix Series Squid Game is All About?
The nine-part Netflix series of Squid Game, which debuted in September, tells the story of a group of misfits taking part in a series of children’s playground games. There’s a prize of 45.6bn Korean won (£28m) up for grabs, which doesn’t sound too bad until you realise if you lose, you get killed. The game has certain rules and regulations along with three different groups.
Why is Squid Game so popular?
South Korean drama Squid Game has become Netflix’s most popular series ever. The thriller show has drawn over 111 million fans in less than a month, the streaming service revealed.
We can see many movies in Hollywood similar to Squid Game. But this show focuses on a group of people in South Korea desperately in debt and no money. These people will be tricked to play the deadly game for the Jackpot money who wins the game. All these people are divided into three groups namely square, circle and Triangle to play the deadly tournament of children’s games, realising this may be their only chance to win the money they need to survive.