Consideration all squid-heads. The Korean Cultural Middle within the United Arab Emirates has assembled a really real-life model of Netflix’s gigantically well-liked sequence Squid Recreation. The actual model of the video games will supply two groups of 15 gamers to compete to the dying.
Simply kidding… the stakes for the real-life model of Squid Recreation are significantly decrease than they’re on the favored sequence. No dying to the losers, and sadly, no $38 million grand prize both. Nonetheless, the winners will obtain a candy custom-made inexperienced tracksuit and everlasting bragging rights.
The thrilling occasion lasts two days, beginning yesterday in Abu Dhabi and ending up someday right this moment.
Squid Recreation dropped onto Netflix on September 17 and instantly skyrocketed to change into the streamer’s hottest sequence within the U.S. We like to see it.
Try the present’s trailer:
The sequence follows 456 people dealing with excessive socio-economic challenges. On the level of desperation and seeing no different choices, they join a sequence of deadly video games. In a twist of terrifying juxtaposition, these televised challenges are tailored from well-liked Korean kids’s video games. Additionally, there’s a big scary doll, and the winner receives a cool $38 mil (or 45.6 billion Korean received).
The official web site for the reside occasion confirms that that 4 of the six video games portrayed on the Netflix present have been scheduled into the real-world itinerary. The video games confronted by the courageous souls embody Purple Mild, Inexperienced Mild, Dalgona Sweet, Marbles, and Ddakji.
Whereas these real-life occasions happen as we converse, the fictional Korean drama continues stomping alongside on its extremely spectacular world domination tour. It’s additionally actually thrilling to see a world title make such an affect on this aspect of the pond. Extra Korean horror, please.
Lastly, are you watching Squid Recreation on Netflix? Would you’ve got participated in a real-world model just like the one taking place in Abu Dhabi? Let me know on Twitter through @joshkorngut. I’m at all times down to speak about something Korean horror!