Squid Game is a South Korean survival drama television series written and directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk exclusively for Netflix. In the nine-episode series, 456 people are invited into a mysterious elimination game based on popular kids’ games for a chance to win billions of dollars. However, the cost of losing is your life. Released on September 17, it has quickly become one of the most popular new shows this fall. Read on to learn how to stream Squid Game.
- Where to Watch Squid Game: Netflix
- How Many Episodes are in Season 1: 9 episodes, all are available at once
Watching Squid Game
Squid Game is exclusively a Netflix release worldwide. You can watch it by subscribing to Netflix via one of the following plan options:
- Premium – $22.99 per month – 4K HDR – allows four simultaneous viewings
- Standard – $15.49 per month – HD – allows two simultaneous viewings
- Standard with ads – $6.99 – HD – allows 2 streams at a time, but you have to watch ads
Also, check out our review of Netflix for more information on the service.
How to Stream Squid Game
You can subscribe to any of the plans above and watch Squid Game on Netflix through the Netflix Website with your web browser. You can also sign up and watch Netflix by downloading the Netflix App to any of the following supported devices:
- Fire TV
- Nvidia Shield
- Apple TV
- Android Devices
- iOS Devices
- Windows Phones
- many more Smart TV’s, Game Consoles, and other devices
If you don’t have any of the devices above and are watching on your browser, you can connect your laptop to the TV to watch Netflix.
More About Squid Game
There is little doubt there has been a steady rise in popularity for Korean thrillers and horror. Squid Game is one of several originals to come to Netflix and the first to break into the top 10 most-watched television shows on Netflix globally. With a 100% fresh critical reception on Rotten Tomatoes, it is easily one of the biggest breakout hits so far this fall. Fitting into the popularity of survival dramas, and tapping into the extremes of very real financial hardship in today’s capitalist societies, it is a timely allegory for the present day–if a terrifying one.