How much does a video game tester make per year?

Also, I'd like to ask, is it hard to become a video game tester and what skills are needed to become one? And finally, what company would you recommend me to work at? Thanks :)

Asked By: Zeyad - 1/9/2010
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Within the game industry, testing usually falls under a title such as quality assurance (QA). However, game QA is far less technical than general software QA. Many game testers have only a high school diploma and no technical expertise. Game testing is normally a full-time job with expectation of regular overtime, but... More
Answered By: Mad gaming experience - 1/10/2010
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I'm not sure for certain as I've never looked into this but I doubt very much. The company has the choice to hold an open or closed Beta that would get far more testers and likely far cheaper. So good luck.
Answered By: Nova - 1/9/2010
Very few make a lot of money. Skills needed are patience because you literally must test everything. For example in games like Oblivion you must test the inventory with every one of the thousands of items, test the maximum amount, test every tree, test every invisible wall, test everything quite literally. Of course... More
Answered By: Foteye - 1/9/2010
Did you know every day Gaming companies pay big bucks to people like you and me just to know what we are thinking... More
Answered By: gaming - 3/15/2014
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