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PUBG Mobile: Who is Maxtern? 

Me playing PUBG Mobile
Me playing PUBG Mobile
Maxtern
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Modified 29 Apr 2020
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People have frequently asked questions about Maxtern's PUBG mobile exploits online. From wanting to know my real name to inquiring how I pull off certain styles of game play in PUBG Mobile, queries are a regular feature on all the search engines.

It's been a long journey since I had under 100 subscribers, to putting together my 700k + YouTube family now. And today, I want to clear the doubts and answer all the FAQs about me - for my fans, and also for people wondering, “Who in the world is Maxtern?” 

So here goes!

Q. Who is Maxtern?

I’m a PUBG Mobile player based in India, and I would like to think I gained popularity for my gaming, casting, e-sports and social media skills. I started my YouTube journey with mobile game Mini Militia, and soon found success in PUBG Mobile. 

Me during my younger days
Me during my younger days

Q. How did Maxtern start gaming?

I’ve played a lot of sports and games like Contra, Super Mario, GTA Series and COD among others. In August 2016 a school friend of mine asked me to download Mini Militia on my Moto E2 device, and that’s when I decided to start a YouTube channel.

I continued Mini Militia till April 2017 and started my new channel 'Maxtern' in September 2017.

Q. What does Maxtern do apart from gaming?

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I would like to think that I am a known face mostly as a PUBG Mobile caster, but I also love to entertain fans on Tik Tok. I like to keep my content unique, and my focus is on the entertainment category on Tik Tok.

Q. What social media handles does Maxtern have?

I have over 720K subscribers on YouTube, 200K+ followers on Instagram and more than 320K followers on my verified Tik Tok account.

My official YT account
My official YT account
My official Instagram account
My official Instagram account
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My official Tik Tok account
My official Tik Tok account

Q. What is the real name of Maxtern?

My real name is Sagar Thakur and I am 22 years old.

Q. Where is Maxtern from? 

I am originally from Saharsa, Bihar, but lived in Delhi from 2001 to 2019.

Q. What did Maxtern do during his school days? 

I studied at the Happy Children Public School until the 8th standard. I then shifted to the Govt Boys Senior Secondary School in Badli, Delhi (110042), where I studied until the 12th standard.

I took up the science stream in 11th standard and was the school topper. I enjoyed taking part in competitions such as Mental Math, Science Quiz and General Knowledge battles during my school days.

Me at the Global Esports gaming house
Me at the Global Esports gaming house

Q. Has Maxtern given any competitive exam?

I did give my IIT JEE mains, and also wrote the IP entrance exam. In the IP I secured 9000th rank, but I got only 96 marks in the Mains so unfortunately I could not make the cut for general quota students.

Q. Where did Maxtern go to college?

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I studied in HCE Sonepat, Haryana and pursued Computer Science.

Q. What do Maxtern’s parents think about his gaming? 

Like most Indian households, I did not get much support from my parents initially. But then I showed them how positive results can be achieved by earning 14,000 INR from gaming in three months, after which I started receiving their support.

Q. Who is the leader of Elite Squad (ES) - KingAnBru, or Maxtern?

I created the Elite Squad also known as ES. KingAnBru joined me as a co-leader and Casetoo joined us as a content creator.

Me with KingAnBru
Me with KingAnBru

Q. Who are Maxtern's favorite players?

It’s a tough choice, but I would like to choose a few for their different skill sets - Scout for his Elgato, Owais for his brain, Kronten for his dedication, souL mortaL for his chill attitude and Dynamo for his ‘Gachho Gachho and Patt se headshot’.

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Me with sc0ut
Me with sc0ut

Q. Which city does Maxtern currently stay in?

I had been living in Delhi since 2001, but moved to Mumbai in January 2020. Currently, I am staying in Mumbai.

Me without spectacles!
Me without spectacles!

Q. What equipment does Maxtern use for gaming and streaming? 

I use many devices for gaming, such as an iPhone XR and an iPhone 11 Pro Max 256 GB. I have a gaming PC too, while I also use Elgato 1080HD60s and the Wifi.

Q. Will Maxtern and KingAnBru ever play against Team Entity, Team Soul, Team Fnatic etc?

KingAnBru and I have made the decision that we will play Tier 1 custom games against famous eSports teams like Team Soul, Fnatic, Synerge etc.

Q. Does Maxtern have a girlfriend? 

No, I do not have a girlfriend.

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Me with Dynamo
Me with Dynamo

Q. Why is there confusion over Maxtern’s real name? 

My real name is Sagar Thakur, but there’s an error on my Aadhar card; my name reads Sonu Sagar on the card.

Me with PMIT winner mortaL and trilok
Me with PMIT winner mortaL and trilok

Q. What is Maxtern’s favourite food and why?

I love North Indian food. And when it comes to South Indian food, I enjoy gorging on dosas.

Me during last year
Me during last year's DreamHack India tournament

Q. Does Maxtern like other sports apart from e-sports?

I used to play cricket, as a fast bowler, until 2012. I love to play football as well.

Q. Does Maxtern want to go professional again? 

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Yes, I do! KingAnBru and I recently announced that we will be joining e-sports again soon.

Me eating North Indian food with my friends
Me eating North Indian food with my friends

Q. What is Maxtern’s PUBG ID?

My PUBG Character ID is 594387287.

My PUBG mobile ID and rank
My PUBG mobile ID and rank

Q. Where can I buy Maxtern’s merchandise? 

At the moment, I don't have any official merchandise.

Q. Where does Maxtern see himself in five years?

I would love to be a caster. I’ve even tried my hand at casting multiple official tournaments of PUBG Mobile in the recent past.

Published 28 Apr 2020, 17:18 IST
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