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Sony Interactive Entertainment Plans to Open Support Studio in 2020 in Malaysia

Sony Interactive Entertainment Plans to Open Support Studio in 2020 in Malaysia - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 08 November 2019 / 1,076 Views

Sony Interactive Entertainment announced it will open a new support studio in Malaysia in 2020. The studio will provide art and animation for Sony's Worldwide Studios.

"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," said Malaysia Minister of Communications and Multimedia YB Tuan Gobind Singh Deo. "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."

Minister of International Trade and Industry Malaysia YB Datuk Darrel Leiking added, "Malaysia has all the right criteria to become the favored investment location for international game developers. Our thriving games ecosystem and world-class talent have attracted over 60 game development studios from all over the world and we look forward to more in the future."

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DonFerrari (on 08 November 2019)

More studios is good, best of luck to them. And open one in Brazil to be Sony South America.

mjk45 (on 08 November 2019)

Government subsidies /tax breaks or no Sony Brazil.

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DonFerrari (4 days ago)

Yes it is possible that they would need this type of incentive to come.

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Radek (on 08 November 2019)

I wish they would open a studio in Poland

mjk45 (on 08 November 2019)

Same as the reply to DonFerrari , Govt subsidy/ tax breaks or no Sony Poland.

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