Get Paid To Become A Video Game Tester
There are many benefits to being a professional video game tester, not just getting paid a
good income to do something you enjoy. One of the most obvious benefits is that you get
to play some really cool video games without ever having to spend a penny on them.
will be able to test games made for many different formats, PC, Nintendo, Playstation, X-
If you decide to be a video game tester, and find a company that will hire you,
you will receive a video game to play.
The only downside is that you will be required to
play this game inside and out, over and over again, so that you can find any bugs or
anything that you think should be changed, and then report this information back to the
video game designers, so that they can make any needed modifications before the game is
introduced onto the market. You play an active role in ensuring that your neighbor likes
this video game when he buys it, how cool is that?
How many times have you been playing a video game and thought to yourself that
something needed to be done differently, or that a scene should have had more detail, or
that the wizard shouldnít have been so wimpy? Well, the good news, is that now you can
not only voice those thoughts, but you may actually even be able to see them
implemented in the final release of the game, so that you actually have a major part in
video game development.
To become a video game tester, you donít have to have to college degree, or any real
skill, so almost anyone that plays video games can find a job and be successful. You are
required to have the gaming console that the game was made for, and if you donít have
gaming consoles, but prefer PC gaming donít panic, people still have to test out PC
games too. You donít have to run out and spend a bunch of money on gaming consoles,
unless you just choose to do so.
You may find that it is not as easy as you think to get your dream job as a game tester,
but be patient, you will find one eventually, if you keep looking. If you can find someone
who already works for one of the major video game companies, and befriend them, this
might be the best way to get your foot in the door. If you visit software producers
websites, many of them will have a careers link, and you may be able to find job
openings for video game testers there that you can apply for, check with these sites often.
When you do find your job and get hired, you will get your games sent to you via the
mail. Along with the game, you will get detailed instructions that will tell you exactly
what you are expected to do, so read them closely. You will send everything back to
them, except the game, you get to keep that, as soon as you are finished in the enclosed,
postage-paid envelope. Then, you just wait for them to cut you a check and send you your
next job assignment.
Become A Video Game Tester