YOU CAN VALIDATE YOUR GAME APPLICATIONS TO ENSURE A SATISFACTORY USER EXPERIENCE TO THE USERS, AND DEVELOP A DEFECT-FREE GAME APPLICATION WITH EASE THROUGH OUR GAME TESTING SERVICES!!
WHAT ARE GAME TESTING SERVICES?
Gaming is leading as one of the most demanded entertainment activities around the globe. Computer or mobile games are also becoming more and more popular nowadays. In the current situation, games are those applications that are enriched and provide sophisticated user experience, especially in the case of mobile game applications since they support several ways of user interaction, sound effects, videos, and so on.
Digitalization plays a significant role in the transformation of the gaming industry, just like any other industry. Significant diversity in the gaming platforms is booming nowadays, and all the gamers have their unique preferences and choices regarding games, most of which demand new games gradually.
The process of developing and testing such game applications is a pretty complex and multilevel activity and requires more time and effort by the game testing professionals.
WHY ARE MOBILE GAME TESTING SERVICES CRUCIAL?
Without appropriate and sufficient testing, game applications won’t function effectively, resulting in an unsatisfactory user experience, making your game application less demanding. Thus, mobile game testing services of game applications are crucial.
- The increasing popularity of the games: Nowadays, the rising demand for games is noticeable. Individuals of different age groups, wealthy statuses, and different professions play games, which increases its popularity, making game testing services crucial.
- Games of different genres available: At present, games are available for different platforms, age groups, and genres. Apart from games developed only for entertainment purposes, games for educational purposes are also present, which can help people to learn necessary skills quickly, effortlessly, and entertainingly.
SOME COMMON MODERN GAME GENRES INCLUDE:
Games have different genres, and in this modern world, some of the common games that one can play include:
- Action: These games are pretty popular and on-demand nowadays and require quick response and accuracy during the fighting, shooting, etc.
- Adventure: In these games, one can explore, solve puzzles, gather items, fight enemies, etc.
- Role-playing: In these games, one can choose the preferred role of one or more characters following a predetermined storyline where each character possesses unique skills and powers.
- Simulation: In these types of games, one can simulate some aspects of real life.
- Strategy: In these games, players get an opportunity to control certain situations, which require planning, thinking, and problem-solving skills to achieve a specific goal.
OUR WIDE ARRAY OF GAME TESTING SERVICES:
Vihat Technologies is a leading game testing company in India that can provide you with excellent and reliable traditional game testing services as well as mobile game testing services, which include:
- Functionality Testing: We perform the functional testing of the game applications to validate their functionalities as per your business requirements.
- GUI Testing: Our mobile game testing services also include GUI testing, which tests the user interface of a game application to ensure that it works as per the requirements across various devices and platforms.
- Security Testing: We also perform security testing of a game application to validate whether it works safely from external threats such as data breaches, uncontrolled system access, communication system flaws, operating system flaws, and weak encryption algorithms.
- Multi-Platform Testing: We perform multi-platform testing of game applications since game developers want their games to be supported by the most popular platforms. Thus, the testing service helps make games functioning throughout different platforms.
- Localization Testing: Our mobile game testing services also include localization of a game application to verify that the audio files and texts get translated correctly. The game gets adjusted as per local requirements and each supported language.
- Load Testing: We perform load testing of a game application to validate its limits and strength, such as the number of active sprites on display, the number of players present in the MMO server, or the number of running threads in a specific function. Load testing usually requires either an application that emulates heavy activities or a large number of testers.
- Console Testing: We perform console testing of a game application through our services to test it across various console types such as DS, Nintendo Switch, Wii, 3DS, WiiU, PS3, Xbox360, PS4, PS4 Neo, etc.
- Online Game Testing: We also perform online game testing to ensure that internet-based game applications can function well with a smooth release.
- Mobile Game Testing: We also perform mobile game testing services to test the functioning of the mobile-based game applications with a smooth release.
- PC-Based Game Testing: Through our testing with a smooth release, we test the functioning of a PC-based game application.
- Manual Testing: We test the game applications manually with the help of different testing approaches.
- Compatibility Testing: We perform compatibility testing of a game application to ensure that it runs on different software and hardware configurations. The hardware may include enclosed brands of several manufacturers and assorted input peripherals like joysticks and gamepads.
- Compliance Testing: We also ensure that the developed game application complies with various regulations and standards practiced in the industry.
We focus on the following compliance testing during our mobile game testing services as well as traditional game testing services:
- Microsoft Technical Certification Requirements (TCR)
- Sony Technical Requirements Checklist (TRC)
- Android and iOS Compliance Checklist
- Microsoft Games for Windows – LIVE (GFWL)
- Performance Testing: It helps to ensure that the CPU, GPU, and servers used for running the game applications flawlessly work as per the expectations and requirements.
- AR/VR/MR Testing: These games gain more and more popularity day by day. Thus, we have resources, tools, and platforms to test such game applications to assure their reliability, stability, and scalability.
- Regression Testing: Regression testing of game applications ensures that any new functionalities of a game application do not affect its existing functionalities.
- Multiplayer Testing (MMORPG): We perform multi-player testing as a part of our mobile game testing services. We execute it for multi-user and online games; they assume simulation for multiple users’ simultaneous and continuous playing.
- Sound Testing: Alongside visuals, audio plays an equally important role in game applications; thus, proper and detailed verification of any audio issues present in the gameplay is mandatory. Hence, we perform sound testing of a game application.
- Graphics (2D and 3D): We also help validate all the objects present in a game application and their Frame Per Second (FPS) throughout the game through our services.
- Gameplay: We can also ensure that the gameplay is flawless for the users through our services. First, we play the game, then validate that every level of the game is in sync and those users of a specific level are enjoying what’s personalized and allowed.
- Soak Testing: During soaking testing, we run the game application for a prolonged period in different operation modes, which can help identify any rounding errors or memory leaks.
- Installation Testing: We perform installation testing to identify if the game application can be installed correctly or not.
WHY CHOOSE VIHAT TECHNOLOGIES FOR GAME TESTING SERVICES?
Vihat Technologies is an independent game testing company in India, having experienced and reliable game test engineers who can deliver unmatched traditional game testing services as well as mobile game testing services. We know the increasing gaming demands, and as a leading mobile game testing company, we ensure exceptional services beyond excellence. Thus, we utilize advanced game testing strategies and methodologies to detect defects early in the game testing cycle.
Our expert professionals can ensure optimum test coverage and complete flawlessness using a module testing approach with the game application. We have game test engineers who are proficient in creating comprehensive and custom testing strategies, which can be beneficial in determining a particular framework of the game testing process. We keep in mind all the game industry standards and compliance rules while preparing the testing strategies, then deliver best-in-class services through our outstanding capabilities.
- Our top-notch testing facility can help you in achieving perfection in your game applications.
- Our efficient and cost-effective test strategies and methodologies can be highly beneficial for testing your game.
- Our excellent game testers use high-end and latest tools to test your game applications reliably.
THE PROCESS OF OUR GAME TESTING SERVICES:
We are an independent mobile game testing company in India having experienced professionals. We can provide the best services in testing your game applications with our high-end tools and effective testing strategies. Our testing processes include:
In this stage, we initiate the task by analyzing requirements regarding the game application. A game application specification document helps us in the analysis process as an initial part of our services.
In the planning stage, we write a precise, clear test strategy and test plan based on the initiation process regarding the analysis of requirement specifications. They serve as a guideline for all the testing processes, schedules, test coverage, etc., throughout the entire game application development and testing life cycle.
In this stage of our services, we start with the test design, which includes writing and reviewing repeatable test cases according to the requirements determined in the document. Where appropriate, we also focus on non-functional requirements, existing rules, or application logic while writing test cases.
In this stage, we execute the test cases and detect any bugs or flaws to identify if the requirements are as expected. Here, we also participate in a bug triage meeting to identify and prioritize the most critical defects, along with less critical bugs and gaps. We also get the agreed defects fixed and retested before the next testing cycle.
In this stage, we cluster the bugs based on the impact, priority, and severity and report the bugs, test cases, and test cycles as part of our services.
In this stage, we analyze the testing reports and discuss with the team the root cause, improvement area, and action plan.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
What kinds of strategic conditions need to be handled by the game tester during game testing services to ensure it is bug-free for the end-user?
A game tester needs to adopt different testing approaches during game testing services and then create the test cases of the developed game application. The strategic conditions that the game tester needs to handle to ensure that the game application is bug-free are:
- Several kinds of data are available both in scope and out of scope.
- Calculation of the number of testers necessary for the game structure.
- Knowledge of the type of testing that needs to be performed for ensuring a high-quality game.
- Deliverables timeline and ensuring that there is no impact on it.
- Risk calculation of the specific game and submitting a mitigation plan.
Why are mobile game testing services essential?
Mobile games are popular, and their testing is crucial to attaining success in the long run. Mobile game testing services are an integral part of the game development phase since it allows the developers to analyze their game application and identity, and document and then fix any defects that may lead to unsatisfactory user experience.
What are the main challenges a game tester may face during game testing services?
There are several challenges that a game tester may face during game testing services which include:
- It can be aggravating to play a bug-ridden game.
- It contains strenuous documentation.
- Testing a game application requires a wide array of tools, strategies, methods, and frameworks.
- The game tester needs to play the game application multiple times once they find the bug.
- Game testing is exhaustive, and testing the rationality of a game application can be tricky.
- Games testers have to consider many aspects such as features, pacing, architecture, design, gameplay, UX, core mechanics, etc.
What should be tested during mobile game testing services?
The work of a game tester is similar to that of a software tester. During game testing, they usually identify the bugs, report them to the developers and then retest it after the fix. They also need to ensure that the game application is as per the expected requirements, and performance is also considerable.