Multimedia University (MMU), a premier digital tech university, has teamed up with local-based esports company, eSports Distinct International Network Gamers (ESDING), to boost Malaysian’s position in the esports industry.
This will be through developing facilities and exploring research and innovation activities of the virtual games.
The collaboration was marked by the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) by MMU president, Prof Datuk Ts. Dr Ahmad Rafi Mohamed Eshaq and ESDING regional managing director, Afizal Amid at the MMU Cyberjaya campus recently.
Ahmad Rafi, in a statement today said MMU had outlined plans for esports to go beyond gaming or nurturing gamers and would prepare and develop esports champions and talents to compete at the international level.
“The university will explore research and innovation for game development, content creation, esports management and entrepreneurship,” he said.
Ahmad Rafi said the signing of the MoU represented a continuation of MMU being ahead of the ICT and gaming industries.
“This has led to MMU graduates becoming some of the most sought-after graduates in the country,” he a