The subscription streaming service, Netflix is now expanding the Squid Game franchise to include a reality TV series after the dystopian drama took the world by storm last year.
On Tuesday, the streaming service giant announced the contest which it said would be its biggest social experiment. Via Netflix Nigeria’s verified Twitter handle, it was revealed that 456 people would participate in the competition.
Moreso, the winner of the competition will go home with a cash prize of $4.56million, equivalent to N1.8bn.
“456 REAL players. $4.56million prize money. Do you want to play? Enter to join Squid Game: The Challenge at http://SquidGameCasting.com.
— Netflix Nigeria (@NetflixNaija) June 14, 2022
“If you’re wondering about the elimination process, remember that “the stakes are high, but in this game the WORST fate is going home empty-handed”.” the tweet read.
If you’re wondering about the elimination process, remember that "the stakes are high, but in this game the WORST fate is going home empty-handed". 😂
— Netflix Nigeria (@NetflixNaija) June 15, 2022
The announcement comes a few hours after Netflix teased a second season for the survival drama series following its worldwide success.