Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) today announced the return of LEVEL UP KL, a highly anticipated event that engages game developers, corporates, gamers and eSports communities. Back for its fifth installment, the week-long LEVEL UP KL 2019 will take place from 2 – 10 November at various locations around Kuala Lumpur.
“We are proud to see Malaysia’s game ecosystem grow by leaps and bounds over the years; more so, being one of the primary drivers of this explosive growth. The strong attendance and demand we received from LEVEL UP KL 2018 were a testament to the healthy game market in Malaysia and Southeast Asia that we see today,” said Hasnul Hadi Samsudin, Vice President of Digital Creative Content, MDEC.
He added, “In 2019, we strengthened our efforts to position Malaysia as a regional powerhouse for the games industry through the introduction of the Digital Content Ecosystem (DICE) strategy. LEVEL UP KL 2019 is another effort that validates Malaysia as the preferred destination for the regional game development ecosystem. It is the ‘Not-to-be-missed Event for 2019’ as it will be packed with so many exciting announcements and new content from both globally-recognised Malaysian studios and world-renowned companies!”