All of us have heard of Tanmay “Scout” Singh, one of the biggest names in the Indian eSports scene. This is largely due to his impressive run as a pro player of PUBG Mobile as well as a member of Fnatic India. Scout gained an immense following on YouTube due to his skills and a loud persona.

But unfortunately, fame comes at  price and for Scout it was being targeted by hackers who managed to get into his YouTube account. This made SCout take to Twitter to voice his concern and ask YouTube for help as he was unable to recover his account using any other means.

According to Urvesh, Scout’s YT editor, the hackers managed to change the recovery email address as well which made it impossible to recover the account. None of the hackers have made any changes or harmed the YT account in any way and it is highly unlikely that they’ll be able to do anything because YouTube is working on the recovery process. 

This drives home the fact that one should always enable two factor authentication to keep your account as safe as possible.

How to use shotguns effectively in Free Fire

When in short range use the 12 gauge is a saying that I just made up but it doesn’t make it any less important. This is because shotguns are the most effective weapons when it comes to close quarters or indoor fights in Garena Free Fire. One or two rounds of a shotgun shell are enough to take out even the most heavily armoured players. But these weapons are high risk high reward weapons because if you miss even one or two shots it’s quite likely that the enemy will kill you. 

In this guide I’ll walk you through on how to use shotguns effectively in Free Fire:

Sensitivity: This is personal preference but you may wanna have a sensitivity which feels the most precise for you and not the one which lets you just flick faster at the cost of being inaccurate. The shotgun is afterall a weapon which requires you to hit your shots. If you have a very high sensitivity, you can try lowering it to check whether it helps you in being more accurate.

Level your sight: In order to deliver maximum damage you need to headshot your opponent. Thankfully, with the shotguns it is easier to do it due to close range. Keep your sight leveled on the chest while but as soon as you’re about to shoot, flick it up and it’ll be an easy headshot.

Quick weapon switch: Always remember to switch on quick weapon switch in Settings>Control as this will allow you to switch over to your other weapon in case you run out of bullets or the shotgun becomes infeasible due to range. Switching to another weapon is much quicker than reloading your current one. 

Smart Reload: Try to keep your weapons reloaded beforehand just in case you need to make a switch. Also you can reload a single bullet and then shoot as shotguns provide this capability so be sure to use that in dicey situations.

Cover: Try peeking from doors if you know an enemy is in the room and shoot a single shot and then go behind cover again. Keep doing this till you kill the enemy. It’s one of the most effective techniques used in almost every fps game to prevent you from being an easy target while also being unpredictable.

COD Mobile Season 11 Anniversary Update: What To Expect?

Call of Duty Mobile next update is just around and you can expect this one to be quite special. This Season 11 update also marks the game’s 1-year anniversary in October so expect some surprises in the coming month.

As for the release date, COD Mobile Season 11 arrives on the 15th of October, this is when the Battle Pass for Season 10 ends.


A new Battle Royale class ‘Hacker’ will also be coming with COD Mobile Season 11.


There’s a chance that the developers also might release the new perk called Overkill. The perk allows players to equip two unique primary weapons at once in place of a secondary weapon.

There’s also the new operator skill ‘Tracker’ that has been spotted in the app’s Google Play Store screenshots.


Data-miners have also found game files involving Richtofen, one of the four main characters in COD: Mobile Zombies. This along with the rumored return of Rebirth Island which was a zombies map from the original Call of Duty Black Ops has led many to believe in a return of the beloved zombie game mode.

This would be the perfect time to release the game mode once more considering this update would feature both the 1-year anniversary content as well as the Halloween content.


With each new update, the game adds more weapons to its already massive roster. However, this time it is not just one or two guns that are being added to the game but a whole bunch of them, according to the developer. The following are some of the weapons that were found in the game files and might make their way into the Season 11 update.

  • Fist melee
  • 48-Dredge LMG
  • M249 SAW 
  • NA-45
  • GPAS-12
  • MP7
  • H28
  • KRM-262
  • G36

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Best Assault Rifles in COD Mobile

ith the ban of PUBG Mobile, COD Mobile has seen an unprecedented rise in India and for good reason. The game has one of the best gameplay mechanics in the battle royale genre along with a lot of money being invested in development. There are regular updates along with a variety of game modes which make the experience even more interesting. 

If you have made the switch to Call of Duty Mobile or were playing it for a while, the first thing you’ll want to know is the guns that are suitable in all scenarios. There are a variety of ARs to choose from but in this article, we’ll be listing some of the best ones along with their stats.

KN44 – Considered by many as the best gun in the game, the KN44 is the most versatile AR and it is suitable for close as well as mid-range combat. Its time taken to kill(TTK) is really low and has a very balanced stat sheet:-

  • Damage: 57
  • Fire Rate: 62
  • Accuracy: 51
  • Mobility: 55
  • Range: 50

HBRa3 – Another one of the greats, this assault rifle boasts of an incredibly fast fire rate which makes it an absolute beast in close-range engagements. The only flaw is that the gun isn’t as good as you’d like it to be during mid to long-range engagements.

  • Damage: 55
  • Fire Rate: 67
  • Accuracy: 54
  • Mobility: 54
  • Range: 46

LK24 – The LK24 Assault Rifle is one of the best guns for long-range fights due to minimal recoil coupled with a high damage per shot(dps). You’ll need to be skilled at the game to use it to its full potential. 

  • Damage: 47
  • Fire Rate: 62
  • Accuracy: 68
  • Mobility: 60
  • Range: 55

COD Mobile: Best Operator Skills

In Call of Duty Mobile, players have an option to choose one operator skill to use in a multiplayer match. You unlock these skills by playing the game and leveling up. Activision themselves have described these skills just so that players can better understand what it is they are grinding for. The following are some of the best skills the game has to offer.


Unlocked at Level 3

A flamethrower that blasts a stream of scorching fire within close range. The first Operator Skill unlocked brings the heat… Literally. Upon activation, your soldier will whip out this flamethrower; hold down the fire button, and unleash a heatwave that will burn enemies to a crisp.

As detailed in the Purifier’s in-game description, the flamethrower’s main drawback is its short range. Expect to do plenty of damage up close against enemy forces, but don’t get your hopes up in attempting to burn someone sitting across the map. 


Unlocked at Level 15.

Formerly known as the “Scythe”. A hand-held minigun that slowly increases accuracy over time. This minigun fires fast and wildly at first, then continues its torrent of bullets with greater precision over time. 

Like other Operator Skills, the Scythe is best used when put up against multiple enemies. A normal weapon usually pails in comparison to this mini-gun, so going up against two, three, or a whole squad of enemies may not be an issue.


Unlocked at Level 26

A fully automatic grenade launcher with a devastating payload. Bring in the boomstick; the War Machine is a demolition expert’s dream, as it offers multiple grenade rounds in a circular drum and a fast-firing launcher to send them towards the enemy.

The War Machine’s payload travels in an arc towards targets, with direct hits being an instant kill and explosions within a few feet also typically resulting in a knockout. Firing a War Machine towards a group of enemies is a solid idea, as these explosives are deadly enough to take out a handful of enemies at once. 


Unlocked at Level 35

Hold the fire button to build up power and send a bolt of lightning at the target. Amp up your loadout with this electrifying weapon, which can shock enemies at any range with its lightning bolts.

The Tempest’s major strength is its ability to potentially turn an entire enemy team into a massive electric current. When a lightning bolt hits an enemy, any enemy within a few feet will also be downed as the current travels to other foes within close range.

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Free Fire: Best Guns To Use Part 2

Free Fire just like other battle royale games offers players over 40 weapons to choose from but not all weapons were made equal. Some guns give you a tactical advantage over your enemies. They also provide you with better options as to how to engage with your opponents. Read part one of this guide here.

If you like using Shotguns, then the M1014 is the best shotgun you’ll find in Free Fire. With its high damage, it is absolutely lethal at close range. It also has a decent rate of fire which can make quick work of your enemies without running a sweat. Additionally, it’s pretty easy to find on the battlefield, so even if you don’t normally use shotguns it will make for a viable weapon until you find other weapons on this list.

The AK47 is an assault rifle that needs no introduction at all. This is the favorite weapon of a lot of people because of its high damage. But one issue with this gun is its high recoil, so the best way to use it is with Level 3 attachments. Thanks to the recoil, you have a higher chance of taking headshots if you are used to the weapon, which is another reason why people love this gun.

The SCAR is also a great assault rifle with a high rate of fire. It can deal a lot of damage to your enemies but even this is best used with Level 3 attachments. However, using this is a little easier than the AK47, so you might be able to net kills more easily with the SCAR.

This is hands down the best SMG in Free Fire which is perfect for close-range combat. Thanks to its high rate of fire, it can easily shred through any number of enemies should they dare to come close to you. Its damage output is pretty good too. It’s very useful for all kinds of players and keeping it in your primary slot will make sure you don’t have to worry about close-range combat.

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Parafal AR in Free Fire: All you need to know

he latest update in Garena Free Fire – the OB24 update, also referred to as the BOOYAH Day update is now available to download. It introduced a slew of new features including new weapons as well as quality of life improvements. A detailed overview of the same is available here. Two new weapons have been added to the game including the PARAFAL Assault Rifle which looks like it’s going to be used a lot. 

The PARAFAL’s specs sound as if it’s looking to replace your sniper because it has a high DPS and a low rate of fire. A few shots should be enough to take out your enemy but if you miss even one shot, you could be in trouble as it’s not a very mobile gun to say the least. Couple this with the fact that it has a low fire rate makes it situational- just like your sniper rifles.


The exact stats and some details such as reload time have not yet been completely revealed by the developers so we’ll have to wait for that but some info is available below.

  • Damage: 48
  • Magazine Size: 30
  • Rate of Fire: 0.245
  • Attachments: Muzzle, Stock, Magazine, Grip and Scope


The gun will be available for use in the Classic and Clash Squad modes. Do try out the gun and tell us whether it’s goin to result in a new meta or is just going to be used passively by a few players.

Government’s Response To PUBG Ban

After the ban implemented by the government on 118 Chinese apps including PUBG Mobile there seemed to be no comment made by the authorities about the ban’s removal, till now that is.

According to a report from Inside Sport, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) is in no hurry to revoke the ban on PUBG or any other banned Chinese app. The situation has not changed much specifically for PUBG or any other app on the banned list.

According to ministry officials, “There is no discussion within the ministry officially to revoke the ban on any of the apps listed in the ban list. We will stay away from making any comment on any specific company or app”.


Despite PUBG Corp previously stating that they will reach out to the government to find a solution, there has been no representation to date by PUBG Corp or any other related company official to the ministry for unbanning the game in India.

The ministry official further explained that the mere announcement from PUBG Corporation to sever ties with Tencent Games in India is not enough for the ban to be revoked. Let alone PUBG, It seems there have been no discussions initiated in regard to revoking the ban on any of the Chinese companies.

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Free Fire OB24 Update: All you need to know

Free Fire is all set to launch a new update that will be available for all of us to experience at exactly 5:30 PM IST. The maintenance has been going on since 10 AM which leads us to assume that it’s going to be a sizable update. The OB24 update comes on account of Free Fire’s 3rd Anniversary Celebration. 

What will the OB24 update bring?

New Gameplay Mechanics – These quality of life improvements will certainly change the game quite a bit and even though they may seem insignificant they are huge quality of life improvements. The last one is going to switch up things quite a bit due to people being able to reach previously unreachable places. 

Weapon Adjustments – A plethora of nerfs and buffs to weapons will make the gameplay more interesting and maybe make people more hesitant to use the Kar98k.

Spawn and Training Island Updates – In spite of having no real game difference, these features make for a fun addition though.

Language – This certainly makes for a much-needed improvement as adding Hindi as a language will make the game so much more accessible in the Indian market.

Characters – The Garena Free Fire OB24 update brings two new characters- Dasha and Sverr to the game. 

New Guns – The M21 Sniper and Parafal AR are going to be introduced in the game as soon as the update goes live. 

Bermuda Remastered – We finally get to play in Bermuda Remastered even during classic BR. 

Pet Rockie – The less you know the better…

Free Fire: Best Guns To Use

Free Fire just like other battle royale games offers players over 40 weapons to choose from but not all weapons were made equal. Some guns give you a tactical advantage over your enemies. They also provide you with better options as to how to engage with your opponents. Read part two of this guide here.

The Groza is hands down the best assault rifle you’ll find in Free Fire. The sad part is, that you can only find it in airdrops, but if you do find it, go with it because it’s better than all the other assault rifles.

It has a high rate of fire, high damage, and very low recoil. So if you can get to the airdrop and loot it, by all means, do it because it will definitely be worth it.

FAMAS is another solid assault rifle whose damage is a little higher than the SCAR. Its rate of fire is pretty good too so if you can find this, we recommend it over the SCAR any day. It is also the only burst fire weapon in the game.

Due to its ability to one tap, the FAMAS has great accuracy and damage. However, In the right hands, the FAMAS is the best assault rifle in the game and possibly the best weapon in the game. 

You won’t be able to find the M79 easily in the field, but in case you do, be prepared to literally blow your enemies away. Its damage is unsurprisingly very high, and using it is a piece of cake.

If you’re the only person left in your squad and you’re up against teams of 2 or more people, the M79 can be an absolute godsend. If you can use it well you’ll be able to take multiple people down with a single shot.

The AWM is the best Sniper Rifle in the game. So much so, that simply its name is enough to instill fear in your enemies. Finding it is not an easy task at all, but if you can manage to get your hands on it you should definitely use it because it has incredibly high damage output.

It can feel slow but a single shot of this gun can be enough to take your enemy down. So work on your aim and you’ll be killing left and right with the AWM in no time.

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