A YouTuber Recreated Squid Game with 456 Players and $456,000 Prize

No killings this time.
Derya Ozdemir

MrBeast is known for pulling off some of the most elaborate and expensive stunts on YouTube, and his latest video lives up to his reputation. The YouTuber invited 456 random players to compete in a tournament with a $456,000 cash reward for the winner, creating a real-life version of the blockbuster Netflix series Squid Game. The show centers on a competition in which 456 players, all of whom are deeply in debt, risk their lives by playing a series of lethal children's games in the hopes of winning a $45.6 billion reward.

Thanks to MrBeast raining on $3.5 million on the production and the cash prizes, the sets were frighteningly precise, but thankfully, the games weren't as dangerous as they appear in the program. Obviously, no one died.

However, MrBeast has been put under fire for spending so much time on the video by people stating he missed the point of the whole show. On the other hand, there've been others pointing out that MrBeast does a lot of charity work and that they shouldn't be overlooked because of his Squid Game video. Make sure you watch the video embedded above before you make up your mind about it. 

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