6 Thing You Need To Know About

Being A Video Game Tester

1. The Pay

Video game testers get paid around 12 dollars an hour when they start. The video game testers also get paid a small dividend of any game they test. They also make around 85,000 a year quite a decent pay.
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2. Video Games All Day

As a video game tester, you get to play video games all day. When you're playing the game you have to send emails with feedback to the creator you're ideas are noticed. Add bonus your allowed to play all day and you don't have a time limit.
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3. The Benfits

Being a game tester comes with a lot of benfits such as the game you test are given to you for free once the game launches. You get lots of free swag such as shirts and hats and hoodies. We can't forget the fact that your parents can't tell you to stop playing and do your chores.
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4. Fun Messing Around

When you're testing you get to mess around in the game trying to break the game any way possible. The more you mess around the more bugs you find and the more fun you have and the more you get paid. Game tester and Reddit user under the fake name of higherCalibur stated "My objective is to break the games in any way possible and to report anything that breaks to people on our programming, design, or art teams (generally referred to as "devs")."(Business insider).
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5. You get to have your name in the credits.

Testing any game can and will get your name in the credits woo I'm famous. Even if you just test a game for five minutes your name will go in the credits along with the designers and companies. the only downside is there will be so many names how will I find it.
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6. play video game to get a job

As part of the interview, you have to play video games to prove you can as part of your job you would be playing a lot of games and it might help to know how to play. They test you on all genres such as MMORPGs and fps to name a few. The interview subject is the asked to respond and address bugs that they found to prove they can find the bugs.

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Business Insider. "Inside the 'dream Job' of a Video Game Tester." Business Insider, n.d.
Web. 5 May 2016.
Business Insider. "Inside the 'dream Job' of a Video Game Tester." Business Insider, n.d.
Web. 5 May 2016.