Hard to earn a living from professional eSports in Malaysia, says millionaire gamer

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 28 Aug 2018

PETALING JAYA: A dearth of local sponsorship is preventing eSports from becoming a viable career here, says a Malaysian competitive gamer whose team recently won over US$4mil in a tournament.

Yap Jian Wei, who was part of Team PSG.LGD who won US$4.1mil (RM16.82mil) at The International 2018 Dota2 Championship recently, said that Malaysian eSports athletes are joining overseas gaming teams instead.

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