A new Korean-language Netflix series, “Squid Game”, which was released on September 17th, is recently winning many hearts. The series has become a talk for everyone because of its great story plot, unlike any other k-movies or k-dramas. The series is surely one of the most loved series of Netflix and now, according to Netflix co-CEO, this great series could become the streamer’s biggest series of all time.
During the annual Code Conference on Monday, Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos said that this amazing series will definitely be Netflix’s biggest non-English series of all time. He also said that the series would also cross the craze of the Spanish series, “Money Heist”, the fourth season of which is Netflix’s sixth-biggest debut ever. Over 65 million households worldwide watched in the first 28 days of its release. Surely it can be said that the recent releases by Netflix are winning everyone’s hearts! Sarandos further said that there’s “a very good chance it’s going to be our biggest show ever,” as he referred to “Squid Game.” For now, “Bridgerton,” which is the first show from Shonda Rhimes’ Netflix mega-deal, is currently Netflix’s biggest series, as according to some reports, around 82 million households have watched it in its first 28 days of release. Netflix usually counts a view if the user watches a series or movies for at least two minutes.
According to the data from Parrot Analytics, the analytics which measures audience demand has also confirmed that the show, “Squid Game ” has quickly gained much popularity worldwide. And as per their data, “Squid Game” was the second most in-demand series in the world, by September 25, which is just slightly behind Netflix’s series “Sex Education.” According to Parrot Analytics, the trend line for “Squid Game” seems that audiences are still discovering the Korean language series and it could still gain more demand, which can also surpass “Sex Education.”
Talking about the ratings, “Squid Game” has a more than 90% Rotten Tomatoes critic score which is based on people reviews, and also 87% audience score, which is based on 540 user ratings. Well, by noting the fan following of this thriller series, it can be said that in no time, this series will be at the top of all the series on Netflix.
Talking about the plot of the series, the series is based on childhood games but with a shocking twist. In this movie, a group of people plays games that are life-threatening for a hefty amount of money, that is, ₩45.6 billion. There are around 6 games and players have to pass every round, otherwise, they will be eliminated, that is, they will die. Not mentioning more spoilers here, it can be said that you will surely enjoy the series once you watch it on your own!
People are going crazy over the series and are loving the series for its thrilling plot. People are in love with the story plot and also the cast. The disturbing plot, along with the scenes which can make your heart beat faster, is just perfect for all thriller fans. The way that the series shows each childhood game, but in a deadly manner makes the series more interesting and exciting to watch. It has become a sensational talk around and people are also waiting for the next season from now onwards. The Twitter platform has also been filled with many memes, which are mostly the doll face meme, the doll which is included in the series. Netizens have been occupying every social media platform, even TikTok, making memes and recreating scenes in their funny way.