Following the announcement made earlier today, by the Malaysian Government. The founder of one of the world’s biggest gaming hardware manufacturing company, Razer Inc. – Min-Liang Tan has announced that he too will be investing RM10 million into Malaysian Esports.
Bro, it's an incredibly progressive budget for Malaysia to commit MYR10M to esports for the youth and millennials. In light of that, I will also be investing MYR10M for esports in Malaysia in 2019. Let's bring esports to the next level together!— Min-Liang Tan (@minliangtan) November 2, 2018
He also commended the Minister of Youth and Sports – Mr. Syed Saddiq for “an incredibly progressive budget” and proclaimed that they would “bring esports to the next level together!”.
Shortly after, Hazman Hassan – CEO of KITAMEN, a Malaysian Esports company also pledged RM 100,000 into Malaysian esports.
In line with recent attention and interest in our budding esports industry, Kitamen will be allocating RM100,000 investment to help develop esports and gaming grassroots in Malaysia for 2019. Let's build this beautiful dream #jomkitamen— Hazman Hassan (@zemang) November 2, 2018
This looks like the beginning of a massive esports movement in Malaysia, legitimizing the industry and cementing themselves one of the global esports leaders.