Health and Safety


A very small percentage of individuals may experience epileptic seizures or blackouts when exposed to certain light patterns or flashing lights. Exposure to certain patterns or backgrounds on a television screen or when playing video games may trigger epileptic seizures or blackouts in these individuals. These conditions may trigger previously undetected epileptic symptoms or seizures in persons who have no history of prior seizures or epilepsy. If you, or anyone in your family, has an epileptic condition or has had seizures of any kind, consult your doctor before playing

IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE use and consult your doctor before resuming gameplay if you or your child experience any of the following health problems or symptoms:


・altered vision,

・eye or muscle twitches,

・loss of awareness,


・seizures, or

・any involuntary movement or convulsion.


Use and handling of video games to reduce the likelihood of a seizure

・ Use in a well-lit area and keep as far away as possible from the television screen.
・ Avoid large screen televisions. Use the smallest television screen available.
・ Avoid prolonged use of the system. Take a 15-minute break during each hour of play.
・ Avoid playing when you are tired or need sleep.

Notes on safety when using the controller
・ Stop using the system immediately if you begin to feel tired or if you experience discomfort or pain in your hands or arms while operating the controller. If the condition persists, consult a doctor.
・ The vibration or trigger effect function of the controller can aggravate injuries. Do not use those functions if you have any ailment or injury to the bones, joints or muscles of your hands or arms. If you have an ailment or an injury, do not play software titles that contain those functions using the controller unless you have set those functions to "Off".
・ Avoid prolonged use of the controller. Take a break at about 30-minute intervals.
・ Note that some software titles set the vibration or trigger effect function to "On" by default. Those functions can be turned “On” / “Off” from [Settings] > [Accessories] from the home screen.

Vibration function
・  Do not use the vibration function of the VR headset if you use pacemakers, defibrillators, programmable shunt valves, or other medical devices.
・  Do not use the vibration function of the VR headset or the vibration function and the trigger effect function on PlayStation VR2 Sense™ controller if you have any ailment or injury that may be affected by this vibration function or any ailments or injury to body parts such as the head, bones, joints, or muscles of your hand or arm. The function can be turned on or off from [Settings] on the home screen.

If you experience any of the following health problems, discontinue use of the system immediately. If symptoms persist, consult with your doctor.
・ Dizziness, nausea, fatigue or symptoms similar to motion sickness
・ Discomfort or pain in a part of the body, such as eyes, ears, hands or arms

VR Headset Safety Notice

・ Before using, read the health and safety warnings in the VR headset instruction manual. Carefully follow all instructions for setup and use.
・ The VR headset is not for use by children under age 12.
・ Review surroundings and clear obstacles before use. Take steps to prevent pets, children, or other obstacles entering the area during use.
・ Some people may experience motion sickness, nausea, disorientation, blurred vision or other discomfort while viewing virtual reality content. If you experience any of these symptoms, stop using immediately and remove the VR headset.

PlayStation®Move / PlayStation VR2 Sense controller Safety Notice

・ When using the motion controller, avoid holding the controller closer than 8 inches from the face or eyes.
・ When using the motion controller or the PlayStation VR2 Sense controller, be aware of the following points. If the controller hits a person or object, it may cause an accident, injury, or malfunction.
■ Check that there is enough space around you before using the controller.
■ Do not use the controller while the USB cable is connected.
■ Be sure to wear the attached straps on your wrists when using the controller.
■ Hold the controller firmly to prevent them from being thrown out of your hands. Do not shake the controller with excessive force.