According to the latest reports from Taiwan, superstar Jay Chou has announced the formation of his own eSports brand, MRJ. Under the guidance of former Special Force competitve player, Polo, MRJ is aiming to enter the LMS season next summer. Jay Chou will be the team’s boss and not be an active player. MRJ is planning to expand into other games as well, such as StarCraft 2 and Counter-Strike.
For those who did not know, MRJ (or MR J) is the branding arm of Jay Chou’s massive empire, which includes fashion, F&B outlets, talent management, and more. Recruitment for the League of Legends team is now ongoing, and it would be interesting to follow its progress. MRJ is not the first LMS team to be backed by a major celebrity, with Machi E-Sports team backed by Jeffrey Huang.