Does video game testing intrigue you? Or you just like it
but think that it’s a difficult job.
very lucrative and easy as well.
|How To Earn $50,000+ Per Year By Becoming A Video-Game Tester|
No, we are not talking about interviewing for a full-time
profile. This article is about freelancing as a video game tester. And by
freelancing, you can indeed earn the figure mentioned in this blog’s title. If
you’re looking for a
video gaming job, then read till the end.
- How video game testers earn money
- How to get started as a video game tester
- How to advance your career?
- How to explore other roles in the gaming industry
How Video Game Testers Earn Money
repeatedly till you can identify a problem. If there’s no problem, you should be
confident that the game is bug-free.
- Play new and unreleased games.
- Take online surveys. You can make from $5 to $75 from each
- Participate in focus groups and charge around $150 an hour.
- Try new Games, Controllers, Gaming Consoles, or other
products. Sometimes, you get to keep the free products!
- Preview new movies or game trailers for $4 – $25 an hour.
- Review new games for up to $30 an hour.
These things look easy to read but can be frustrating when
you do them for real. Consistency is key. You cannot get bored and give up.
How To Get Started As A Video Game
of something big. The same will happen with video game testing. But you need to
be determined and work hard to dream big and achieve what you want.
with a free review of their games. You can even start a blog that discusses the
latest video games launched in the market. If you don’t want to invest in a
blog, submit your original reviews to Banjig,
a trusted site in this niche. Build your authority as a reviewer first and then
become a tester.
talented and skilled video game testers. Sooner or later, you will come into
the spotlight and the big shots will approach you with a freelancing
are fake. One good way to identify this is to read gaming jobs online reviews
before taking up any assignment.
How To Advance Your Career?
developer, your career has taken off. Once you experience stability in your
current assignments, it’s time to step out of your comfort zone and aim bigger.
the big companies. This path will not be an easy one but as I said earlier,
never give up. Get in touch with the companies’ HR team and show them your
work. This will get you set up for an interview.
testers and review popular games such as GTA, Call of Duty, and others as a
team. This will boost your popularity tremendously. Also, make the best use of
social media tools in this process.
How To Explore Other Roles In The
industry. Game testing is one of the few roles in the entire tech industry
where you can get the benefit of knowledge over years of experience. That being
said, don’t expect to become a game designer just because you’ve been working as
a game tester for some time.
technologies relevant to the specific area. Work on side projects with friends
that will allow you to continue learning
new things. Keep your knowledge current at all times.
Summing It Up
the gaming industry:
- Troubleshooting and investigation skills
- Analytical thinking
- Observation and orientation
If you have a real passion for gaming, you’ll definitely put
in the work required and succeed in life. Good luck!