Sony Interactive Entertainment WWS to set up studio in Malaysia

Gobind (left) and Yoshida shaking hands on stage after announcing that Malaysians will play a part in developing exclusive titles for the PlayStation universe. — SHAARI CHEMAT/The Star

Japanese gaming giant Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios (SIE WWS) will be setting up a studio in Malaysia, and its participation in the local games industry is being incentivised by the government.

The partnership with SIE WWS came about after a year of talks, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo at the closing of the fifth Level Up KL gaming conference.

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