Netflix says “Squid Sport” is its largest sequence launch of all time.
The streaming big stated in a tweet late Tuesday that the much-hyped South Korean drama present has attracted 111 million viewers globally since its Sept. 17 launch.
It is the primary Netflix present to high 100 million viewers within the first month, the corporate stated. The sequence simply smashed the earlier document from “Bridgerton,” which was watched by 82 million households within the first 28 days.
“Squid Sport” shortly grew to become successful in quite a few international locations, not least its house nation, the place an area broadband supplier truly sued Netflix after the present led to a spike in visitors.
The sequence is not for the faint-hearted. It sees fictional contestants compete in a sequence of youngsters’s video games, within the hope that they will win heaps of money. In the event that they lose, they’re shot useless by masked guards in crimson jumpsuits.
It is value noting that, simply because 111 million folks seen Netflix, that does not imply they watched the whole sequence from begin to end. Netflix’s figures solely consider customers who tuned in for at the very least two minutes.
Worldwide progress has been a key focus for Netflix lately, having invested closely into foreign-language exhibits and flicks like “Cash Heist” and “The Platform,” which achieved each important and industrial success.