Seaon 1

Squid Game: The Challenge - Seaon 1


Coming soon




This reality series makes Squid Game into a real competition with a hefty prize

In a reality competition based on Netflix’s hit series Squid Game, 456 real participants over the age of 18 converge from around the world on the UK to compete for $4.56 million (£3.6 million).

10 Episodes

What to know

Netflix creates a reality competition spin-off series with the largest cash prize ever featured

Squid Game: The Challenge Season 1 is the upcoming first season in the ambitious reality competition programme produced by The Garden and Studio Lambert for Netflix. The series is based on Netflix’s most-viewed programme, survival drama series Squid Game, which features a deadly competition between 456 participants to win a massive cash prize. 

The reality series features 456 real contestants, like in the series, and sees them compete against each other to win $4.56 million (£3.6 million) — the largest cash prize ever offered by a reality series. Participants don the iconic green tracksuits, while the Front Men supervisors wear black. 

Production News

  • 2022-06-14
    • Netflix announce a reality TV series based on Squid Game is in the works, featuring 456 participants from around the globe. The contestants will compete to win $4.56 million, and the series will be 10 episodes long. (Source: Deadline)
  • 2023-09-22
    • Netflix release the first teaser trailer for season 1, building anticipation for the TV series turned reality programme. They also reveal the release date for November 22, 2023. (Source: Deadline)


Reality TV