Squid Game Season 2 Confirmed with New Teaser: Show Creator Shares Note About New Season

It's official, the Season 2 of Squid Game is coming and a new teaser is out as well as a word from creator Hwang Dong-hyuk.


Squid Game, the Korean thriller was a surprise hit for Netflix when it released back in 2021. It surprised everyone by becoming the most popular Netflix series to be released ever. It had acquired 1.65 billion hours watched in the first 28 days of release ahead of Bridgerton Season 2 that had 656 million hours viewed.

And now the series creator Hwang Dong-hyuk has confirmed that the season 2 of the popular series is in the works and will be coming to Netflix. Besides this a new teaser has also been released which teases the arrival of Season 2.

Squid Game Season 2 Coming

The message from Hwang Dong-hyuk confirms that Gi-hun will return as the Front Man, and also confirms that, “the man in the suit with ddakji might be back.” He also confirms that Young-hee’s boyfriend, Cheol-su will be introduced in the upcoming season.

“It took 12 years to bring the first season of ‘Squid Game’ to life last year. But it took 12 days for ‘Squid Game’ to become the most popular Netflix series ever,” Hwang writes. “As the writer, director, and producer of ‘Squid Game,’ a huge shout out to fans around the world. Thank you for watching and loving our show… Join us once more for a whole new round.”

Last year, after the successful release of the first season of the show, Hwang confirmed that he is currently in the ‘planning phase’ for the second season of the show. Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos confirmed that, “the Squid Game universe has just begun,” meaning that we would get more of the show.

There is no clear official timeline of when we might see the season 2 of Squid Game, but according to an interview Hwang did with Vanity Fair, the next season might be available either at the end of 2023 or early 2024. And it will apparently come with games will even more stomach turning games.