'Squid Game' Series number one in 94 countries, continues to impact with its figures

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'Squid Game' Series continues to break records on Netflix. The platform has revealed that the series has been seen by 142 million households in its first four weeks: "142 million households around the world have chosen to watch the series in its first four weeks. The magnitude of the popularity of 'Squid Game 'is really amazing, "states a Netflix note released to investors.

The plot is about the competition faced by 456 contestants with big money problems. In each round, the participants have to play a traditional Korean children's pastime (such as Red Light, Green Light,) but with the big difference that the consequence of losing is death. The match winner's prize is 45.6 billion won, which is equal to 33,204,853.70 euros.

Scripted and directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk, the fiction stars Lee Jung-Jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-Joon, Jung Ho-Yeon, O Yeong-Su, Heo Sung-Tae, Anupam Tripathi, and Kim Joo- Ryoung.


An unexpected success

The streaming service revealed that on October 12, 111 million viewers had seen at least two minutes of the series, thus dethroning the production 'The Bridgertons', which was played by 82 million households in its first 28 days. Ted Sarandos, co-CEO of Netflix, already announced that 'The Squid Game' had a great chance of becoming Netflix's greatest worldwide success although, yes, this overwhelming success was not expected "we did not see it coming in terms of its global popularity. "

The platform has also stated that the series has become number one in 94 countries, including the United States, explaining that it had "crossed the cultural spirit" with skits on Saturday Night Live and memes on TikTok. In addition, now that the Halloween party is approaching, one of the most demanded costumes will be those related to this Korean drama.

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