Do you ever dreamed of getting paid for doing what you love the most? How about getting paid while playing new and unreleased video games? So cool right?
Maybe, you already heard the above phrase all over the internet. And after you heard about it you got excited and started to research more about it until you found out that it is all about becoming a video game tester. Sounds a cool job or career right? But you must know few more things about this kind of work.
So before you dig in and dive deep into looking for some awesome video game testing jobs out there, you should know more things about it. Video game testing job is a task that requires hard work and patience like having a normal job. It won’t be so easy as you may think. But, if video gaming is your one true love and passion, then this career will really suits your personality. When you become a game tester, this may open up opportunities for you from major gaming companies. If you do good and well at this career, they may end up offering you a good position within their company.
One tip I can give to you to be able to get a good video game testing job is to participate in some public beta tests for popular video games. This kind of activity will make yourself ready for the actual game testing work you might have. Beta game testing can be done at the comfort of your own home. Although most of them don’t pay in cash, they always see to it that they can give something in return for beta testers like a free license of that game or a discounted price of the tested game.
Video game testing jobs can be a full time or part time work. And as a video game tester, you should study and learn as much information as you can about different gaming consoles.The more you know about them, the more gaming companies will trust and reward you because they always took care and deal with people who knows what they are doing or using.
Image From The Video Game Tester Movie: Grandma’s Boy
Video game tester’s main task is to find and check errors, bugs and game defects. Testers serves as the quality assurance team.Like any other job or career out there, you will have to provide a detailed report about the game and the bug you found out. It is also really essential for video game testers to have a good and strong communication skills because they will give feedback directly to the game developers. Whatever reports or feedback they will submit or relay to the developers, it must be perfectly sound and clear. Sounds complicated for you? its not. Just think of it as a regular job, the only difference is, you get paid while playing video games literally.
Video game tester jobs are really a fun and exciting career. But nevertheless, its a job and work that needs good and high quality results to be able to receive a good and high paying salary as well. I hope this article clear some things up about the most talked about video game testing career.