Netflix has announced that Squid Game is now their biggest ever series, knocking Bridgerton off the top spot.
In a tweet posted on Tuesday, the streaming giant revealed that the Korean drama has been watched by 111 million people in its first 28 days, making it their biggest series launch ever.
“Squid Game has officially reached 111 million fans – making it our biggest series launch ever,” Netflix tweeted.
Squid Game has officially reached 111 million fans — making it our biggest series launch ever! pic.twitter.com/SW3FJ42Qsn
— Netflix (@netflix) October 12, 2021
The previous biggest series on the platform was British-romance series Bridgerton, which was viewed by 82 million people in its first 28 days.
Actor Lee Jung-jae, who plays Gi-hun in Squid Game, recently opened up about the success of the show and revealed how it has changed his life. Read more about this story here.
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