Sony Interactive Entertainment will open a new development office in Malaysia in 2020, which will provide art and animation as part of Worldwide Studios.
The news was announced by Malaysia Minister of Communications and Multimedia YB Tuan Gobind Singh Deo.
“With this establishment, Malaysia will be working closely with Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios to create more opportunities for the local and regional games industry,” YB Gobind Singh Deo said. “Together, we will work to uplift creative talents in Malaysia and even establish a partnership with our local educational partners. This is to ensure that accelerated growth of the industry in our country will be supported.”
Sony Interactive Entertainment president and CEO Jim Ryan added, “Impressive talent, a vibrant game ecosystem, and support from the government are key reasons why we have decided to take our partnership with Malaysia to the next level.”