Video Game Tester - Work From Home As a Xbox Game Tester

Published: 13th January 2009
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Do you want to work from home as a Xbox game tester? This article will explain more about how you can become a video game tester and get paid to test play games. Gaming companies are hiring outsiders to test their video games to find the bugs and error before it release to the public. But the truth is the job will not turn out what you have expected.


Unless you enjoy playing video game otherwise you will find video game testing jobs quite tedious and difficult, it could consume a whole day of your time for testing one game. Basically to become Xbox game tester you must be employed by Microsoft, it doesn't necessary to know programming or game development skill as long as you love playing video games they will hire you. Basically the game company will send the report and copied of the game through post mail to your doorstep, your job is to test play the video game and report any error or bugs you found in the game to the gaming company.


The report will have questions like "What did you think of the in game menu? (Was it easy to navigate, enter and exit different modes, etc...)" "Was there any noticeable game bugs?" and "Overall, How did the game perform? (Playability, replay ability, graphics, etc...)" As a Xbox game tester you will be require to provide an in-dept evaluation of the game you have tested and report any bugs or glitches you have discovered in the game. After you have finished with the report you can mail it back to the game company but allow keeping the copied.


In order to become Xbox game tester, first thing you need to do is to find the source where it has gathered a list of gaming companies that are hiring new game testers. Whether the company want to hire you it depend on your resume. You should write an interesting profile and give a good reason why you want to become a game tester. The pay rates are usually range from $10 per hour to $30 per hour. It depend on your experience, if you are a beginner the game company will pay you at a lower rate, if you have previous experience in game testing they will pay you at an average rate, if you have programming and game development skills you will be paid on above average rate. Overall the salary is depending on how much the gaming company is willing to pay, there is no uniform rate. You can become a video game tester for more than one company and earn a good income just by working from home.


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