Fight to the death! Squid Game: The Challenge sees 456 players competing for a $4.56 million cash prize, which is said to be the largest cash reward and game and reality show history.
Inspired by the hit Netflix show Squid Game, numerous contestants get eliminated in each round and the producers have plenty of surprises in store.
The first two episodes of the series center on the most infamous competitions from the show: Red Light, Green Light, and the Dalgona Cookie Challenge.
As the show continues, the players face random elimination segments and also play a dangerous game of human battleship.
The winnings add up in the competition, adding to a total of $4.56 million. By the end of the first challenge, 259 players get eliminated and the cash prize is set to $2,590,000.
The first five episodes of Squid Game: The Challenge premiere at once, and the remainder will be released over the next two weeks. So, how many players have been eliminated, and how many are left after Week 1? Also, how much money has been added to the cash prize? Continue reading for everything you need to know.
How Many Players Have Been Eliminated in Squid Game: The Challenge?
By the end of the first five episodes of Squid Game: The Challenge, a whopping 393 players have been eliminated, with a majority of them having gone home after the first challenge.
How Many Players Are Left in Squid Game: The Challenge?
There are still 63 players in Squid Game: The Challenge by the end of the fifth episode; however, half of them are about to be eliminated. Episode 5 ends on a cliffhanger where each player is told to form a duo for a surprise picnic, but at the bottom of the picnic is a bag of marbles. The duos were then told to compete in a challenge, and the losing player must go home. The twist was hard to watch as many of the players teamed up with their friends for a meal before the big reveal.
How Much Is The Cash Prize In Squid Game: The Challenge?
The cash prize in Squid Game: The Challenge is $3,930,000 by the end of the first five episodes. With half of the current contestants expected to go home in Episode 6, the cash prize is going to increase fast!