Squid Game explodes a huge record never achieved on Netflix!

Only three weeks after its release, “Squid Game” has established itself as the most viewed series on the Netflix platform!

The most popular series of the moment on Netflix, Squid Game continues to break all records. With over 111 million views, Korean production thus appears to be the biggest success of the American platform! MCE TV tells you everything from A to Z.

The phenomenon Squid Game

It is a real phenomenon which nobody expected. And neither did its creator! For more than 10 years, Hwang Dong-hyeok thus tried to sell his screenplay, in vain …

It was then that Netflix began to take an interest in it. On September 17, 2021, the American video-on-demand giant unveils Squid Game, a Korean series of nine episodes.

It features a group of individuals all more indebted than the others, having agreed to participate in a large-scale game.

They don’t know the rules, but are ready to do anything in the hopes of making a fresh start with their pockets full of cash. Indeed, there is a huge reward at stake !

Each day for a week, participants take part in events reminiscent of the cult games of our childhood. Yes, you did hear!

We thus find the “one, two, three, sun”, tug of war, marbles, or even the game of squid. If at first glance, these trials are nothing to worry about, cannot succeed can be fraught with consequences …

Very quickly, Korean production then encountered a huge success with Netflix users. In just a few days, the view counter explodes!

On Wednesday, October 13, 2021 on Twitter, the American company then made a very big announcement. Squid Game is now the most viewed series on the platform with over 111 million fans!

No, you are not dreaming… MCE TV tells you more.

Squid Game explodes a huge record never achieved on Netflix!

The “Battle Royale” trend

“Squid Game has officially reached 111 million fans, making it the biggest series launch ever ”, can we read on the official Twitter account of Netflix.

Yes, you did hear! The creation of Hwong Dong-hyeok goes like this before The Bridgertons Chronicle who held the record until then.

Released in December 2020, the latter had then reached the 82 million views within four weeks. Just that !

Still, Squid Game could still widen the gap. The enthusiasm for the series is still going strong! It still imposes itself topped the charts in over 90 countries.

But why is this Korean production so popular with the public? Simply because she brings up to date a genre that is already very popular.

You will undoubtedly have understood it, it is therefore the “Battle Royale”. This name comes from the Japanese film by Kinji Fukasaku released in the year 2000.

A forerunner of the genre, he would later inspire many directors. Note that this is a adaptation of the novel of the same name written by Koshun Takami.

Will the squid game have the right to a second season? For the moment, nothing is certain …

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