‘Squid Game’ Helps Make Asia Lone Bright Spot for Netflix

Netflix adds 1 million viewers in region, bucking global fall

Dystopian South Korean series became Netflix’s biggest launch

South Korean dystopian hit ‘Squid Game’ has helped make Asia a lone bright spot for Netflix Inc.,  

which added more than 1 million subscribers in the region last quarter, even as the streaming service’s total audience declined for the first time in a decade.  

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‘Squid Game,’ in which a group of indebted people compete in deadly versions of childhood games to win life-changing money while super-rich VIPs watch, became Netflix’s biggest launch ever.