Netflix continues to bleed, more and more users are unsubscribing and switching to competing platforms like Disney+. However, the company’s arsenal is still strong, shows like The Witcher, Stranger Things and Squid Game have serious potential. Lastly, Netflix gives the green light to Squid Game season 2.
When will Squid Game season 2 come out?
The first season of Squid Game released in 2021, after premiering, the South Korean series took the world by storm. According to Netflix, the series was watched 510 million hours in the first two days. Now, the company has given the good news of Squid Game season 2 with a teaser. Unfortunately, the release date is currently unknown.
Netflix also released a letter thanking Squid Game fans, writer, and director Hwang Dong-hyuk says, “It took 12 years to bring the first season of Squid Game to life last year. But it took 12 days for Squid Game to become the most popular Netflix series ever.”
In the dystopian K-drama, citizens gamble away their lives to win a life-changing cash prize. Through a lineup of terrifying and brutal childhood games, players are fatally eliminated until there is one left standing. Fans might have to wait a bit longer before returning to the games, however. “We are working on the script right now and making the form of the story,”
Executive producer Kim Ji-yeon tells Tudum. “But there is a lot of pressure on how to make [Season 2] even better. I know that a lot of the different fans and audiences have enjoyed the series very much, but really, we are focusing on how to make it even more joyful to the global audience.”
It is worth remembering that Squid Game season 2 is still in its initial stages, but we already know some familiar faces will be returning next season. So what do you think about this subject? You can share your opinions about the series with us in the comments section.