Squid Game: The Challenge: Release date, channel, trailer, and everything we know so far

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In 2021, Squid Game, a Korean adaptation abstruseness series, was appear on Netflix and it bound became one of the streamer’s best accepted aboriginal shows. Conceived by alternation architect Hwang Dong-hyuk, Squid Game follows a baddest accumulation who are amid the 456 players who are aggressive for a ample banknote prize. To appear victorious, the players will accept to adept several children’s games. But what the players don’t apprehend until it’s too backward is that the amends for declining in the amateur is death, in adjustment to carve bottomward the 456 contestants to a distinct winner.

Squid Game‘s success meant that a additional division was inevitable, but that won’t access on Netflix until 2024 at the earliest. However, Netflix is set to admission a new absoluteness antagonism series, Squid Game: The Challenge, which will abode absolute players in the amateur from the appearance — but apparently with beneath baleful after-effects for failure. With Squid Game: The Challenge appropriate about the corner, we’ve put calm aggregate you charge to apperceive about the show.

When will Squid Game: The Challenge stream?

 The Challenge.Netflix

The aboriginal adventure of Squid Game: The Challenge will premiere on Netflix on Wednesday, November 22. Since absoluteness appearance competitions are meant to be advance out rather than binged, this will be one of the attenuate Netflix aboriginal to accept a staggered release. Multiple episodes will premiere account through December 6, which will mark the premiere of the 10th and final adventure of the season.

Where will Squid Game: The Challenge stream?

Squid Game: The Challenge streams exclusively on Netflix.

What’s at pale in Squid Game: The Challenge?

 The Challenge.Netflix

Only a baby award-winning of $4.6 million, which echoes the aboriginal series’ 45.6 billion won prize. And like the scripted Squid Game, there will be 456 players aggressive for the top prize. But with so abounding bodies in the contest, it seems acceptable that those 456 players will anon be a added acquiescent number.

According to the official description for the series, players will “compete through a alternation of amateur aggressive by the aboriginal appearance — additional hasty new additions — their strategies, alliances, and appearance will be put to the analysis while competitors are alone about them.”

Does Squid Game: The Challenge accept a trailer?

It does! View the bivouac aloft to acquisition out added about the show.

What does the Squid Game absoluteness appearance attending like?

It looks a lot like the aboriginal show, with alike added cheesiness. The producers of the alternation accommodate Studio Lambert and The Garden, and it appears that they are attempting to anamnesis the complete adept of Squid Game, from the amateur uniforms to the bright apparel beat by the guards.

The big catechism is whether The Challenge can attract admirers to tune in the aforementioned way that the aboriginal Squid Game did. Reality alternation are generally edited to actualize ball and tension, but scripted shows tend to accept the advantage in that category. We’ll aloof accept to delay until November 22 to see how Squid Game: The Challenge matches up adjoin the absolute Squid Game.

Why is Squid Game: The Challenge so controversial?

Workers from Squid Game continuing over a casket.Youngkyu Park / Netflix

Excellent question. Earlier this year, Rolling Stone published a blockbuster exposé that put alternating adverse allegations that questioned the show’s assurance procedures and legitimacy. “All the affliction and agony we accomplished wasn’t due to the bold or the accuracy of the game,” a above adversary confided to the magazine. “It was the incompetencies of calibration — they bit off added than they could chew.”

Four ex-contestants testified that the show’s producers chic it so assertive preselected influencers and accepted TikTokers would advanced over lesser-known contestants. “Instead of ‘Squid Game,’ [they] are calling it ‘Rigged Game,’” one “contestant alleged. “Instead of Netflix, they’re calling it ‘Net Fix,’ because it was acutely obvious.”

In addition, some contestants were allegedly put in crisis on the actual aboriginal day of filming. According to The Sun, while filming the aboriginal game, the now-iconic Red Light, Green Light, several bodies fell ill due to freezing algid temperatures. An beholder told The Sun that “even if hypothermia kicked in, again bodies were accommodating to break for as continued as accessible because a lot of money was on the line. Too abounding were bent not to move so they stood there for far too long. There were bodies accession cerebration they were activity to be millionaires, but they larboard in tears.”

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