I thought PSVR 2 would solve motion sickness… I was wrong

I've been eagerly awaiting PSVR 2 for some time because of one promise; this next-gen VR headset for PlayStation 5 will finally see-off motion sickness. One of the reasons VR has been bubbling under everyone's radar but never fully taking off is because it can cause nausea. PSVR 2 has the advanced tech to solve this queasiness, or so I thought.

Let's recap a little. Having owned and regularly played on PSVR for PS4 I had the misfortune to play Fracked for a review, a game so poorly optimised I needed to lie in a dark room for nearly two hours to let my stomach settle. Like a kind of VR aversion therapy, even the idea of picking up PSVR again made me ill.

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Ian Dean
Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creativebloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. In his early career he wrote for music and film magazines including Uncut and SFX. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on AI, digital art and video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5. He's also a keen Cricut user and laser cutter fan, and is currently crafting on Glowforge and xTools M1.