Because of this, Gi-hun values the help of others and teamwork as a way of surviving the games.
This is what I find so thrilling about the battle royale genre.
And it's probably not what you were thinking.
Even as angry as he is with Sang-Woo for Sae-Byeok's death, he can't bring himself to deliver the final blow.
The missing announcement is definitely strange, but a reason for this could be that it wasn't deemed necessary.
Gi-hun is left alive but completely heartbroken for not being able to save anyone.
During the Squid Game, Gi-hun is willing to give up on the game to save Sang-woo and simply go home, despite that this will cause them both to return to their miserable lives without the money.