Who is Sc0ut?


Who is Sc0ut?

Surya Kumar
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Tanmay “Sc0ut” Singh is a 27-year-old Esports athlete, known for his exceptional talent in Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI).
Besides his illustrious career as a professional esports player, Sc0ut has also found massive success on YouTube and is one of the top gaming YouTubers and streamers in India.

Tanmay “Sc0ut” Singh is undeniably one of the biggest names in India’s gaming scene. The 27-year-old Esports athlete has cemented his place as one of the country's best Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI) players, who has participated in several big-name championships under various rosters. 

Besides his triumphant career in PUBG Mobile (now BGMI), Sc0ut has a successful YouTube channel where he frequently streams and uploads enticing content to his massive 4.93 million subscribers. With a fan following of 3.8 million on Instagram, he is also one of the biggest gaming influencers in India.

Sc0ut’s Rise to Fame and Success

Before Tanmay “Sc0ut” Singh began playing PUBG Mobile or BGMI as we know it, he was a potent CS: GO player, a passion that began when he was in the fourth grade of school. This game is the reason behind his iconic Gamer tag, which was inspired by the scoped bolt-action rifle named the Schmidt Scout, referred to as Scout (SSG 08 in CS: GO) by many of its players.

Sc0ut’s Esports Journey

Sc0ut’s successful Esports career commenced with PUBG Mobile, marked by his debut international event at the PUBG Mobile Star Challenge Asia in 2018 with TeamIND.  After finding moderate success with the team, he made a significant career move by joining the prestigious Fnatic roster by the end of 2019. 

After a journey filled with numerous challenges and triumphs, Sc0ut made his transition to Orange Rock Esports in 2020, marking a significant milestone in his career. As one of his outstanding achievements, Sc0ut secured 2nd place with his team in the PUBG Mobile World League 2020. Despite his disappointment at not clinching the first spot, Sc0ut’s unwavering determination solidifies his status as one of the most prominent figures within the BGMI Community.

Since then, he has signed up with TeamXSpark and has participated in numerous other tournaments, a major one being the BGMI Masters Series Season 2, and Battlegrounds Mobile India Series 2023, where he and his squad secured the 3rd place.

Sc0ut’s YouTube Success

Besides his illustrious esports career, Sc0ut has always had a knack for streaming and YouTube, as demonstrated by his channel, currently at 4.93 million subscribers. While most professional esports players stick to their main game, Sc0ut has always incorporated variety into his content, collaborating with several notable figures in the gaming industry and streaming various games like Valorant, Grand Theft Auto, Among Us, Call of Duty: Warzone, Counter-Strike 2, etc. Sc0ut is currently signed up as a streamer for S8UL Esports.

Despite dealing with his fair share of controversies, Sc0ut’s positivity and charming personality have always managed to keep his audience entertained, regardless of the game he plays. This trait has made him one of the most distinguished creators on YouTube and earned him his rightful place in the Indian gaming community. 

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Surya has been an avid gamer all his life with an emphasis on single-player titles since the PlayStation 2 era. After switching to PC, he has also dabbled in the world of Valorant ever since its beta. He aims to spread his passion for gaming through his writing.

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