Focus Testing at Gearbox Software

Do you enjoy playing games? Do you want to be part of the development process and help improve our games by providing feedback? The Focus Testing Program at Gearbox Software is your opportunity to voice your opinion to our development team!

Focus Testing at Gearbox Software

With the Focus Testing Program, local gamers get to come into our development office and play games - some even before they are released! Focus session participants give us valuable feedback so we can make our games better. We invite you to come be a part of the development process. Simply fill out the Focus Testing Candidate Application form below for a chance to attend future sessions.

Minimum Requirements for Focus Testers

  • You must be 18 years of age or older with a valid government issued ID.
  • You must be able to provide your own transportation to our office in Plano, TX.
  • You must be able to attend sessions during normal business hours. (Mon-Fri, 10am-6:00pm)
  • You must have a passion for playing video games.
  • You must not have worked for a console or PC manufacturer in the past 12 months;
  • You must not have worked for a game publisher or developer in the past 12 months; and
  • You must not be currently part of the gaming press

What's in it for You?

  • You get to play games.
  • You get to have fun and discuss your play experience with other gamers.
  • You get cool stuff for coming in to our sessions.

Focus Testing Candidate Application

Your Personal Information

  * testing takes place in Plano, TX.
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  • Xbox One
  • Xbox 360
  • PS Vita
  • Smartphone
  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 3
  • PSP
  • Mac
  • Nintendo WiiU
  • Nintendo 2D/3DS
  • Windows PC
  • Other:  

  • Windows PC
  • Nintendo WiiU
  • Nintendo Wii
  • Nintendo 2D/3DS
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox 360
  • Other
  • Mac
  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 3
  • PS Vita

  • Keyboard/Mouse
  • Controller

(Choose up to 3)

  • Sports (Madden, NBA Live, NFL Blitz)
  • Action (Assassin's Creed, Batman: Arkham City, Ryse)
  • Fighting (Injustice, Super Smash Bros., Killer Instinct)
  • First Person Shooter (Call of Duty, Battlefield, Halo)
  • Role Playing (Final Fantasy, Elder Scrolls, Mass Effect)
  • Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (League of Legends, DOTA2)
  • Puzzle (Brain Age, Professor Layton, Portal)
  • Strategy (Starcraft, XCOM, Civilization)
  • Racing (Gran Turismo, Forza Motorsport)
  • MMORPG (World of Warcraft, Star Wars: The Old Republic)
  • Rhythm/Music (Rock Band, Guitar Hero)

  • Aliens: Colonial Marines
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
  • Batman: Arkham Origins
  • Battlefield 4
  • Bioshock Infinite
  • Borderlands
  • Borderlands 2
  • Brothers in Arms: Hells Highway
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts
  • Civilization V
  • Counter-Strike
  • Dead Island
  • Dead Rising 3
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution
  • Diablo III
  • Dishonored
  • DmC: Devil May Cry (2013)
  • DOTA 2
  • Duke Nukem Forever
  • Fallout 3
  • Fallout: New Vegas
  • FarCry 3
  • FarCry 3: Blood Dragon
  • Gears of War 3
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Halo 4
  • Homeworld
  • Homeworld 2
  • Killzone: Shadowfall
  • League of Legends
  • Left 4 Dead 2
  • Mass Effect 3
  • Metro: Last Light
  • Payday 2
  • Ryse: Son of Rome
  • Saints Row IV
  • Splinter Cell: Blacklist
  • Starcraft II
  • Super Monday Night Combat
  • Team Fortress 2
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • The Last of Us
  • Titanfall
  • Tomb Raider (2013)
  • Total War: Rome II
  • Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

  • 1-3
  • 4-6
  • 7-10
  • 11-15
  • 16 or more

  • $0-$100
  • $100-$250
  • $250-$500
  • $500 or more

Submit Candidate Application: