It’s been announced that season two of the popular Squid Game series is soon to be out but that isn’t the only thing the show is bringing to its fans. The South Korean series is bringing the show to life in the Squid Game: The Challenge, the biggest reality competition series ever.
There will be 456 contestants competing for the life-changing prize of $4.56 million which is the largest cash prize in the history of reality television.
Players will be put to the test in a variety of games based on the show, as well as some unexpected new tasks that will test their mettle.
To withstand the stress, you’ll need strategy, alliances, and character. The stakes are huge, but fortunately, the worst outcome in this game is going home empty-handed.
Exactly 456 players will be competing for a whopping $4.56 million which is similar to the cash prize contestants in the Squid Game series were offered – 45.6 billion won.
The cash prize for the competition makes it the largest cast and lump sum cash prize in reality TV history.
Players will be put to the test in a series of games inspired by the show, along with some surprising new additions that will push them to their limits. Strategy, alliances and character are crucial in order to survive the tension.
The stakes are high, but thankfully, in this game, the worst fate anyone will face is going home empty-handed.
“Squid Game took the world by storm with Director Hwang, Dong-hyuk’s captivating story and iconic imagery,” says Brandon Riegg, Netflix vice president of unscripted and documentary programmes.
“We’re grateful for his support as we turn the fictional world into reality in this massive competition and social experiment,” he added.
Registrations and recruitment for the 10-episode competition series are currently ongoing on SquidGameCasting.