Dynamo gaming is among the biggest of Indian gamers to date. With millions of followers on social media and 6million + subscribers on YouTube, he is easily among the most popular in recent years too, but who is this Dynamo gaming in real life? In this article, we will take a look at the guy Dynamo, his life as a renowned PUBG Mobile Player and the journey of Aditya to becoming the face of the Indian Gaming Community.
|Aaditya Deepak Sawant|
|Born||3rd June 1996|
|Height, Weight & Body|
|Shoe Size||10 Inches|
|Esports Team Name||Hydra|
|In-Game Name||H¥DRA | DYNAMO|
|Silver Play buttons||17.10.2018 check|
|Gold Play buttons||1|
|Career highlights and awards|
|PUBG Mobile Star Challenge (PMSC) Most Popular Gamer with a total prize of $250,000|
Family/date of birth/state:
Aaditya Deepak Sawant (Adii), or Dynamo as the people popularly know him, is an Indian gamer who hails from the state of Maharashtra. He was born in Mumbai on 3rd June 1996 in a Marathi family. His father, Deepak Sawant, is a school teacher. Aditya is the firstborn of his parents and has a younger brother. Currently, he lives with his family in Lokhanvala Complex Andheri West Mumbai.
After completing his schooling, Adii A.K.A. Dynamo studied business management.
All the information related to Dynamo’s romantic life is based on speculations and rumours. Aaditya is not any to make any official statements regarding his relationship status.
Introduction to Gaming:
On June 25th, 2019, Aditya Sawant published a video on his YouTube channel Dynamo gaming in which he talked in detail about his offline life and how he was introduced to gaming.
Aditya and his passion for gaming started fairly early during his school days. According to Dynamo, his gaming journey started when he was in the 6th grade. One Saturday afternoon Adi and one of his friends came across a shop a couple of km away from their school. Dynamo describes the shop as something like a game parlour where some people were playing video games on TV. This intrigued Dynamo and he came back the very next day to watch people play. The day after that Aditya saved his tiffin money and went to the shop to play games with it. For the next three years from 6th to 9th grade, this became his regular routine. Aditya would save his tiffin money and use it to play games in the shop with it.
Later, Aditya started playing games on an old laptop at his home. The first games he played were IGI and Roadrush. Young dynamo was also introduced to DOTA by one of his cousins during his school years.
Pre YouTube stardom:
Aditya opened his YouTube channel named Dynamo gaming in 2011 at the age of 16. He used to upload playthroughs of a wide range of games, which included the likes of Battlefield, battlefield 2, battlefield 4, Dota 2, and G.T.A. However, his content didn’t get many views, and Dynamo gaming remained unknown to the Indian gaming community.
First PUBG gameplay:
With the coming of Jio’s affordable high-speed mobile internet, India saw a massive increase in the number of daily internet users. Which, in turn, helped Mobile games like PUBG gain a lot of popularity. Dynamo gaming posted his first PUBG gameplay on his channel in early 2017. At first, Aditya started playing PUBG Mobile along with PUBG PC, but he didn’t gain much viewership and popularity in his live streams. The same year in August, Dynamo gaming live-streamed PUBG Mobile for the first time.
Breakthrough and Birth of Dynamo as a YouTube star:
In August 2017, Dynamo gaming posted a video of PUBG Mobile gameplay that went viral. The playthrough was the first video of Dynamo gaming that gained so much viewership. After that video, the channel saw a steady rise in viewership and Dynamo became known as a PUBG gamer to the people.
Aditya disclosed later in an interview with Tech2 that he still watches the video, and he feels terrific. Since the viral clip, multiple people came to visit him in each game. “Meeting fans like this is a bit weird, but it is great feeling none the less” the YouTuber explains.
The rise in the Popularity of Dynamo and Streaming:
With the increase in popularity of PUBG Mobile, Dynamo gaming’s popularity also skyrocketed. Dynamo’s flawless headshots using Kar 98k became especially popular among his fans and followers. Soon enough, Dynamo became a household name of almost all Indian gamers.
Dynamo started live streaming on various platforms with the rise of his popularity as a PUBG Mobile player. During live streams, Dynamo can be heard shouting phrases like “Patt se headshot ” and his trademark all-time fan favourite dialogue” Baap se panga nahi lete bete”
Today Dynamo is among the most popular PUBG Mobile streamer in India. Interns of subscriber base Dynamo gaming is the largest Indian gaming channel on YouTube.
With 6.4 million+ subscribers on YouTube, Dynamo Gaming is growing rapidly. Aditya gets more than a million views in a day consistently. Almost all his PUBG Mobile live streams cross the half a million views. Just last month, Dynamo Gaming got 14 million-plus views. Adi plays other games too but generally does not stream/post them as the channel content is exclusively related to PUBG.
Dynamo Gaming Earnings:
Apart from YouTube, Dynamo earns from Google AdSense, super chat, and donation.
Recently a YouTuber Captain India calculated the earnings of Dynamo Gaming through super chats and donations. It is estimated that Dynamo earns 2200 -2300 rupees (30$) for every hour of a live stream.
Another website Socialblade estimated Dynamo’s gross income at $6.4k – 10.2k per month.
As of 2020, Dynamo is also getting sponsorship from many brands like OnePlus, Samsung, Tencent, and, most importantly, PUBG Mobile.
Competition and Wins:
In 2019 PUBG Mobile became the most popular game in the play store. Owing to the enormous success of the game, the developers started PUBG Mobile Star Challenge (PMSC) with a total prize of $250,000. Dynamo, with 429140 votes, attained the first position after the final round of votings. Recently Dynamo was also invited to Taipei Taiwan for the shooting of YouTube web series . 15 other PUBG Mobile content creators from around the world are also said to be participating in that. Aditya has also played with other prominent YouTube gamers like Kloten and Carryminati in a few events.
Dynamo Gaming Charity events:
In 2019 Dynamo gaming did a charity stream for the slain Indian soldiers in terror attacks and raised 101000 rupees. The channel is also said to have raised an unknown amount of money through charity live streams for flood victims in Bihar.
Controversies Surrounding Dynamo Gaming:
Like most people who shot to fame, Adi also had his fair shares of controversies. From the early days of his PUBG Mobile live streaming, Aditya, better known by his in-game name Dynamo, used to play PUBG Mobile using emulators. Many YouTubers disliked this, and they started trolling Dynamo Gaming. Some also spread rumours about how Dynamo gaming uses dishonest means (cheat codes/hacks) to win games. However, nothing was proved, and it is safe to say that these accusations are entirely baseless rumours spread by haters.
Despite all the negative publicity, Dynamo remained popular, and his fanbase continued to increase. Recently Aditya completely shifted from emulators to playing PUBG Mobile on Phone. All of his recent streams show him play using a phone. Currently, Dynamo uses an iPhone.