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Ahead Of The Season 1 Finale, Netflix's 'Squid Game: The Challenge' Gets Renewed For Second Season

Get ready for more games as Netflix has announced the renewal of 'Squid Game: The Challenge' for a second season.

'Squid Game: The Challenge' Season 2

'Squid Game: The Challenge' is a competitive reality show which follows the format of the popular South Korean TV series 'Squid Game.' Netflix has decided to renew the series for a second season, based on the success and reviews of the first season. It aired on November 22 and concluded on December 6.

Upon its release, the show swiftly claimed the top spot on Netflix's Top 10 English TV list during its initial week. Just before the official announcement of Season 2, Netflix VP of non-fiction series Brandon Riegg said, “There was no red light in our decision to greenlight season two of 'Squid Game: The Challenge,' the most ambitious unscripted show we’ve premiered at Netflix.”

“We’re so excited to continue the franchise of 'Squid Game' with our team in Korea, and producers at Studio Lambert and The Garden for this epic competition series,” Riegg added according to the Hollywood Reporter. Netflix has also announced a casting call for 'Squid Game: The Challenge' Season 2 on their website Squid Game Casting.

The official synopsis reads, “In this reality competition show inspired by ‘Squid Game’, 456 players put their skills to the ultimate test for a life-changing $4.56 million prize. Play the games Dec 6th. And now you have a chance to play. From 456 to three remaining players.” 

The announcement came in the form of a reel, with many fans asking for a second season. 

Right after Netflix made the announcement for Season 2 on social media, fans expressed their excitement. One fan wrote on X, “YESSSSSSS!!!! But give us season 2 of the original squid game first, and then release the second season of the challenge.”

Another said, “Thrilling! 'Squid Game: The Challenge' Season 2 renewal on Netflix promises another dive into the high-stakes world of the unforgettable series. The anticipation for more mind-bending challenges and unexpected twists is palpable. The success of the first season set the bar high, leaving fans eager for the next installment, and I'm definitely on the edge of my seat for what's to come!”

However, no other details have been revealed yet. 

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