‘Round 6’ became one of the biggest and most acclaimed hits of the Netflix, which has already confirmed the development of the 2nd season (still without a premiere date).
Despite the exciting news, fans are also mourning the death of beloved characters such as Abdul Ali (Anupam Tripathi), the Pakistani who enters the game to support his family after his boss refuses to pay him for months.
Just like Kang Sae-byeok (HoYeon Jung), a North Korean defector who enters the game to pay for a broker and rescue her parents at the border and get her family back together.
Even so, several netizens are hoping to see them in the next episodes.
Check out the reactions on social media:
What I want to see in the 2nd season of Round 6:
– The policegato coming back alive, ready for general hacking
– The game leader’s past (Byung Hun is too wonderful to be a mere secondary)
– Red-haired Gi-Hun returning to the game for revenge
– Hot Gong Yoo back, summon me and I’ll go pic.twitter.com/Oke7VZeHLS
— Dorameiratop/Nat 🦊🪄🎩 (@Dorameiratopp) June 12, 2022
round 6 being renewed and to this day I haven’t gotten over it pic.twitter.com/JfNHcYakKi
— GAB. (@gabssim) June 12, 2022
Netflix has officially released the 2nd season of “Round 6
My god I miss them will they be in season 2 pic.twitter.com/X9wtbDkpfv
— nemofofoca (@eutocomsono27) June 12, 2022
season 2 of round 6 will be without them but they are forever in our hearts pic.twitter.com/gs6jGhEaoK
— trash heroine (@heroinadolixo) June 12, 2022
round 6 without saebyeok this does not exist pic.twitter.com/LsKh2136EA
— honey (@evrmofeld) June 12, 2022
He’s alive yes and he’s coming back yes, and I won’t take no for an answer.
(round 6, Squid game) pic.twitter.com/GhPLQ5uDCi
— Kes 🙂 KinnPorsche (@Tinyleal1) June 12, 2022
s2 of round 6 was confirmed pls come back i love you
— lya. #IMNAYEON IS COMING 🐰 (@yujinsfave) June 12, 2022
Recently, the streaming platform released an animated poster and a letter from the series creator, Hwang Dong-hyuk.
— CinePOP (@cinepop) June 12, 2022
According to Varietythe platform has plans to launch the next cycle in end of 2024. Details about the new episodes were not revealed.
In an interview with deadline, Hwang Dong-hyukcreator of the series, indicated the possibility of returning dead characters for the second cycle.
“The majority [dos personagens] are dead, but I will try to bring them back in season two. Maybe Kang Sae-byeok [interpretada por HoYeon Jung] have a twin sister. We’ll see.”
he completes, “All I can say about the next cycle is that there will be more amazing games. I’m currently thinking and collecting ideas for the second season. I haven’t started the writing process yet.”
Previously, Dong-hyuk had confirmed the return of the character of Lee Jung-jaewho will have a great heroic journey: “It’s all a secret. I can’t tell you anything. But Gi-hun will come back to do something meaningful for the world around him.”
The filmmaker also confirmed that he Netflix are already discussing plans for season 3 as well.
During an interview for the Korea Times, Hwang said the following:
“I’m already talking to Netflix about the next steps, season 2 and season 3, to be clear. What I can say for sure is that we will come to a conclusion soon.”
Conquering the podium as the most watched series in Netflix, ‘Round 6’ has been shown in more than 142 million of homes in just over a month.
For those who haven’t watched it yet, the plot shows a group of people with millionaire debts in search of a prize that will change their lives if they agree to participate in a mysterious game divided into six stages.
Over the course of the tasks, 456 participants from all walks of life are locked away in a secret location where they play to win 45.6 billion won.
Each game is a traditional Korean children’s game, but the consequence of losing is death. Who will be the winner and what is the purpose of this game?
Check out the series trailer: