Squid Game is a top-rated Netflix South Korean survival drama that became Netflix’s most-watched series and the top-viewed program in 94 countries by attracting more than 142 million member households during its first four weeks from launch. The series debuted on September 17, 2021, and the first season concluded with nine episodes.
The show’s director, Hwang Dong-hyeok, achieved worldwide recognition through this project. During a media interaction, he revealed that season 2 of ‘The Squid Game’ will be released on Netflix in 2024.
The plot rotates around a competition where 456 participants in severe financial debt endanger their lives to play a sequence of deadly children’s games to win a ₩45.6 billion prize. Unfortunately, the scheme was too good to be true, and The players soon realized that losing the game resulted in their death, with each end counting ₩100 million to the possible ₩45.6 billion grand prizes.
Fans have been anticipating season 2, but no official updates regarding the production process have been disclosed. Until then, one can only wonder what the future will bring. Today, we will discuss a list of games that might have a chance to appear in the upcoming season.
The show’s most thrilling and fascinating aspect is watching players losing their lives while playing children’s games. The list consists of:
A spinning top is a plaything with a thickset body and a sharp point at the base, created to be spun on its perpendicular axis, balancing on the tip due to the gyroscopic impact. Top Spinning is a game including this object and is a classic and traditional game played by South Korean children. Top Spinning can be played on any solid flat surface, but the game is viral in the wintertime when played on frozen ice.
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It is one of the traditional games played in South Korea, and it is enjoyed indoors that involves girls or grown adult women trying to find a hidden garakji or other small objects.
Tuho or Pitch-pot is a traditional East Asian game that requires players to throw arrows or rods into a large, sometimes ornate, canister from a specified distance. Tuho appeared to have come to Korea from China during the Goryeo period, in 1116 CE, and was popularised by King Yejong. The game is a classic recreation of Korean New Year’s Day and Chuseok. Modern versions are usually played with a simple canister and rubber-tipped arrows.
There are many more games that might be seen in season 2. But these are our top -3 expectations. For further updates, stay tuned.