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Ultimate Guide on Mobile Game Testing Methodology

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Overview

In this blog, we will see what is game testing and why game testing is different from Website/ Application testing.


Topics

  1. What is Game Testing?
  2. Things to keep in mind while Testing the Game
  3. Different Stages of Game Testing


What is Game Testing?

  • Game Testing is a Software Testing Process for Quality Analysts.
  • The Goal of a Game Testing Process is to identify and discover bugs; Defects in a video game, improve its performance & stability.
  • They test the Graphics Performance, multiplayer UI & UX to ensure that games are interactive and fun for the players or not.


Things to keep in mind while Testing the Game

  • Testing Games is far different from the comparison of Application testing. Game testing requires a systematic and Well-Organized method like Agile.
  • Below are the major assets of Game Testing:


1.Graphics Performance


  • A Good mobile Game should always be running on all devices. For ensuring the Characteristics of the Game we should always check if the application is working properly on all the compatible devices. Apply the Load Test/ Stress Test method to ensure that game is running smoothly or not.
  • Check the same game in different graphic settings like smooth, HD, UHD, Studio, and Reality.


2.Multiplayer Game

  • Multiplayer Gameplay is very common in all mobile games today. The Multiplayer gameplay testing process is to check Synchronization and Connectivity for a good multi-user experience.
  • Multiplayer Game Testing is to determine if many players can simultaneously interact with the other user or not, with Stable and unstable connections.


3.Performance & User Experience

  • Testing game performance requires proper execution methods. It requires the execution of an efficient testing operation for user convenience. You need to check the game performance and user experience on real devices. The benefit of testing on a real device is to find the exact and proper outcome of a game.
  • For better performance and User experience check the Ram Consumption, CPU Usage, Check FPS, Sensitivity, Smoothness, Graphic usage, Battery Consumption, Heating Issue, and Network Lag.


Original Source : Mobile Game Testing Methodology

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