Unearthing Sabah’s esport potential

Sabah may be on course to becoming a force in the emerging esport arena with the staging of the Immortals Cup in March next year which, initially, will be restricted to participation by gamers within Malaysian Borneo and Brunei.

Announcing this at a press conference, Monday, the inaugural event’s Organising Committee Chairman Lawrence Yeh said the event is also in line with Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman’s vision to transform Malaysia into an esport powerhouse in Asia.

He noted that Sabah and Sarawak have many potential esport athletes but lack platforms to showcase their talents to the nation, region or world.

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