How To Become An Online Tester

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Do you have a desire to be a beta tester? Truthfully, I didn’t even realize there was such a thing. In fact…I sort of stumbled across the whole concept. My son is really in to video games. He drives me crazy playing that game Call of Duty. He spends hours talking back and forth through the Com. Linked to his PS3.Produkte Testen

Because of his interest I was doing a bit of research on the video gaming industry. And there it was, I found a video on YouTube talking about how to get a beta tester job. Me being the skeptical type…I continued my research. And the further I went, I began to realize there must be something to all this. Heck, it only makes sense that all those games at the local Wal-Mart have to go through some type of quality assurance.

Now the thing that really got me, was the idea you could get a beta tester job at home. I have yet to buy into that whole idea. However, I was quickly convinced that you could get a job as a beta tester at a company. I actually found several job opportunities listed on various job listing sites. So I did the natural thing, I went to the video game development companies to see what I could learn.

And there it was in plain English. Jobs were posted for the need of in-house beta tester positions. I was convinced, you could get a job as a game tester. The downside to this was the need to move if you didn’t live down the street. So all this hype of being able to get a job as a beta tester at home…wasn’t flying with me. I saw all the sites that tried to convince me it was possible. But I have yet to find any companies that hire game testers to work at home.

And then I stumbled across an opportunity. Again, this whole discovery was really accidental. I found a site that was hiring people to test games online. Now what was up with this? I soon discovered a number of companies that were offering opportunities to enter into a series of online beta tests. All of the ones I found were for online games. But the point is, they were online.

Now the downside to this was…there weren’t any paying gigs. There were opportunities to enter into the final phases of testing with gamers all over the world. The catch with these opportunities was, you need a game key or invite. So the real trick was getting that key. And most of these keys were being offered by various gaming blogs. So with a bit of research, it is possible to locate blogs that offer up these keys.

So, the truth is…there are online beta testing gigs. But the ones I found were not for pay. I’m not saying you can’t find them. I just know I didn’t find any online beta tester jobs for pay. I wish you well in your search for beta tester keys.

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