“Squid Game” is the most watched series in the history of Netflix
The Netflix network announced that the Korean series “Squid Game” has achieved worldwide success and has become the most watched series in the history of this platform.
The Netflix movie and TV series online platform officially announced in a news release that the Korean series “Squid Game”” or “Squid Game” has become the most popular series of this platform and has been able to attract the most viewers on the first night of broadcasting.
According to the platform, the Korean series has had 111 million viewers in just 25 days since its release on September 17 worldwide; In other words, “Squid Game”” was able to surpass the British series “Bridgetton”, which aired 82 million times in the first 28 days.
In addition to the United States, the series is the number one most watched Netflix series in 94 other countries.
The story of the nine-part series “Squid Game”” is about a group of 456 people who, due to financial problems and debt, are willing to participate in a children’s game. The winner of these children’s games takes home $ 38.6 million (45.6 billion won), but failure at any stage of the game equals death.
The series became so popular that South Korean Internet service provider SK Broadband sued Netflix, demanding that it pay for increased traffic and network maintenance.
Netflix has announced that it will spend more than $ 500 million this year on content production in South Korea.