After unleashing the streaming platform to claim the title of the most watched series on Netflix, the South Korean series Squid game is now preparing to take the gaming world by storm shortly. With Netflix announcing plans to introduce a gaming service to its platform, it’s no surprise that the deadly survival game is being offered for the company. The news was confirmed by the streamer.
Netflix takes a look at the Squid Game video game
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Minyoung Kim, Netflix’s vice president of content for Asia-Pacific, raised the possibility of turning the hit series into a video game. Fans wondering what to expect for the South Korean series after the second season rumors were in talks. Confirming the news, the Netflix executive admitted that company experts were “reviewing” potential areas.
Due to the series’ success which has garnered love from around the world, Minyoung Kim said she has received requests to conceptualize the idea of turning the series into a video game. She said, “We have received an overwhelming but happy volume of requests from the organization – from the consumer products department, the gaming group, our other international teams.”
She further confirmed that her team is exploring opportunities to create a roadmap for the company. She added: “ The role of my team is to really look at all these opportunities together, to create this roadmap for the Squid game IP. Additionally, Minyoung Kim believed in the goal of increasing viewers’ affinity to their content by adding, ” We are looking at several different areas – games, consumer products, and others – to really understand this. that we can bring to our audiences to increase their affinity for our content and give them more joy, while staying true to the world our creator has built. ”
The South Korean survival thriller series Squid game gave a deadly spin on childhood playground games traditionally played in the country including Red Light, Green Light and Marbles to win 46 billion won. The series stars Park Hae Soo, Wi Ha-joon, Lee Jung-jae, and many more in key roles.
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