Netflix confirms the second season of Squid Game

Image of the new Squid Game 2 series. Credit: Twitter@squidgame

A second season of the South Korean thriller Squid Game has been confirmed by Netflix.


Fans of Netflix sensation Squid Game have been waiting patiently in limbo as rumours swirled that a second season might surface. Those rumours were confirmed in a statement this afternoon, Sunday, June 12, as the streaming giant announced that season 2 of the South Korean thriller is definitely happening.

Without a doubt, last Autumn’s original series of Squid Game was one of the biggest success stories ever on Netflix. It is hard to imagine though what the writers could possibly throw into another season to make it more compelling.

For those who have never watched this international phenomenon, the general storyline of the series is a large group of people – all of whom have financial problems of some sort – end up together on a mysterious island location. 

They are given a series of dangerous children’s games to compete in, with characters constantly being killed off. In the end, the last person left alive wins a huge cash prize.

Netflix announced the return of the show with a very creepy post on Twitter, which you can watch below:

The show’s writer, director, producer, and creator also had a message for the fans:



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