Everything indicated that ‘Stranger Things 4’ was going to make history on Netflix, and it has, since not even the tough competition from ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ has prevented has shattered the record for the most watched series on the platform during its first weekend that until now was in the hands of the fifth season of ‘The paper house’.
And it is that the wonderful season 4 of the series of the Duffer Brothers it has achieved 286.79 million hours watched during its first three days on Netflix. To give you an idea of its enormous success, that is almost 100 million hours more than the record so far, estimated at 201.91 million hours.
Everything indicates that ‘Stranger Things 4’ will end up becoming the most watched Netflix series spoken in English -honor that belongs to the second season of ‘The Bridgertons’ with 656.26 million hours in 28 days-, leaving the question of whether it will be able to overcome the milestone of ‘The Squid Game’. It seems unlikely, but for now he is ahead of the game, as the Korean series “only” clocked in at 63.19 million hours in its opening weekend. It was later when it destroyed everything.
The new Netflix trick
In fact, it is worth noting a recent change introduced by Netflix when measuring this data in relation to series that premiere a season in two batches. And it is that until now he only took into account what the first volume did for 28 days, but now he has decided to also add what is done with the arrival of the second.
A movement surely motivated by being the only way in which it is feasible for a series to exceed the 1,650.45 hours played that ‘The Squid Game’ achieved in 28 days. And it will still be difficult.
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