A LUCKY Grand Theft Auto fan could land their dream job as Rockstar North launches the search for a new games tester.

The salary is said to be around £23k a year and the job involves testing out new games in development and report back on any issues.

Rockstar states that it is looking for "talented Game Testers who are passionate, enthusiastic, and self-motivated".

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Rockstar, which is responsible for one of the most successful game series of all time, is currently advertising a total of 48 jobs across the UK – but only the Edinburgh site is looking for a game tester.

Since being posted late Monday 33 applicants have already applied for the role requesting only competent players apply.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring product quality of Rockstar releases to an industry leading standard
  • Creating and actioning comprehensive test plans ensuring everything is functioning correctly
  • Writing concise bug reports and providing all relevant supporting information such as screenshots, videos, and game logs

According to Rockstar, applicants must have a “competent” gaming ability and an interest in the video game industry.

Job salary site Glassdoor claim Game Testers at Rockstar have a rough salary of between £14,221 and £23,275.

Rockstar Games was founded in 1999 with the Edinburgh office being home to the ground breaking series, Grand Theft Auto.

The last title in the series, Grand Theft Auto Five, went on to sell over 140,000,000 copies making it the second best selling game of all time.