Many gamers who spend a fundamental time of their day playing games are in the lookout for ways to earn money using their talent in playing games. But most of us have the wrong notification that video game beta testing jobs are only for geeks! This is a myth that needs to be busted right away!
The video games industry is open to people from around the globe who take their gaming seriously. The industry is in dire need of people to whom they can outsource part of their testing jobs.
From the point of view of the gamer, we have multiple reasons why a part time or full time video game beta testing job is a lucrative career. I have listed below some of them –
1. The first and foremost is the obvious reason of making money from home playing video games! And the best part is that you get money doing something you love the most!
2. You get paid to play games which everyone will pay money for months later! You get paid for something others are saying to spend money on!
3. Sometimes you might be presented with the game you tested for free or at a reduced price. And this will not be like your job of testing games! You will be able to enjoy the finished product!
4. You will not have to search the internet for the cheat codes and game bugs to manipulate the game. You will have ready access to game cheats which are available only to the developers and testers.
5. You will get insider info and first hand experience working with the industry guys and have the rare exposure which can help you get into this industry.
Testing jobs are no longer limited to the people directly employed by the game companies. With the advancement of the internet and increasing popularity of home based jobs, the industry is now outsourcing their testing jobs to people like us. This benefits the industry as well as the gamers: the industry saves infrastructure cost and gets their games tested and the gamers earn their share share of the pie!
Information on how to find game testing jobs can be found on the internet. All you need is to know where to look for them!