HEALTH AND SAFETY WARNINGS
Carefully read and follow the warnings and instructions below before using PlayStation VR. Failure to read and follow the warnings and instructions could result in serious injury.
- The VR headset is not for use by children under age 12.
- Wearing the VR headset will completely block your ability to see your surroundings. PR VR does not detect obstacles. Review surroundings and clear obstacles from an area larger than the Play Area before use. Make sure you are not near any walls, stairs, furniture, or other obstacles that you may collide with or trip over.
- Remain in the center of the Play Area and do not walk around while wearing the VR headset. Remain seated whenever possible. If an application requires you to stand while wearing the VR headset, follow the application instructions carefully, and maintain awareness of your surroundings.
- Take steps to prevent pets, persons, or other obstacles from entering an area larger than the Play Area during use.
- Before use, check that the VR headset connection cable is not wrapped around your body or legs, and check frequently during use.
- Avoid extreme or excessive movements of the head, hands, or body while wearing the VR headset.
- Some people may experience motion sickness, nausea, disorientation, blurred vision, or other discomfort or other abnormalities. If experienced, stop using immediately, and remove the VR headset. Rest, and do not engage in any activities that require unimpaired vision, balance or coordination until after symptoms have completely disappeared.
- Avoid prolonged use of PS VR. Take frequent breaks.
- Do not use PS VR if you are tired, dizzy, light-headed, nauseated, sick, under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or have an impaired sense of motion or balance. Consult a doctor before using PS VR if you are pregnant or suffer from a serious medical condition.
- Keep the product out of the reach of small children. Small children may swallow small parts, may pull on cables and cause the processor unit or VR headset to fall, or may wrap the cable around themselves, which may inflict injury or cause an accident or a malfunction.
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, 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: Dizziness, altered vision, eye or muscle twitches, loss of awareness, disorientation, seizures, or any involuntary movement or convulsion. RESUME GAMEPLAY ONLY ON APPROVAL OF YOUR DOCTOR.
Use and handling of video games to reduce the likelihood of a seizure
- Avoid prolonged use of PS VR. Take a 15-minute break during each hour of play.
- Avoid playing when you are tired or need sleep.
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