Fix Motion Sickness while Playing Uculus Quest 2


The Virtual reality games are in trend but many of its users are facing issue with motion sickness while playing games on it.  Some Meta Platforms user having Oculus Quest 2 are reporting frequent motion sickness while playing games on it

Not only on Oculus but Sony Playstation, VR, Steam users are also suffering from VR Sickness. In-game motion-sickness on VR games is common when you start using VR. But some users are finding the issue even after months of playing on the Oculus. With the Oculus Quest 2, its users are reporting more frequent motion sickness. Many users are looking for Quest 2 motion smoothing but are not able to get it.

Why VR games gives Motion Sickness

Fix Motion Sickness while Playing Uculus Quest 2

There can be various reasons for  suffering from in-game motion-sickness. This is basically where eyes are telling brain that you are moving but your ears are contradicting them by telling the brain you are stationary. The reverse happens in a car for example when you are playing on your mobile phone and get motion-sick. This is due to your eyes telling your brain that you are stationary  but again your ears are contradicting the eyes by telling your brain that you are in fact actually moving. This triggers a reaction in the brain basically saying its confused and makes you feel sick. This is normal for human but excessive motion sickness causes nausea and dizziness in the player and some of the Oculus users are falling ill due to motion sickness.

Tips to avoid Motion sickness while Playing games on VR/ Oculus Quest 2:

Solution 1: Take Motion Sickness Tablets after consultation.  

If VR games motion sickness is hitting you hard then you can take Motion Sickness Tablets after consultation from doctor. Usually the motion sickness tablets are effective in controlling it.


Solution 2: Gradual Timing

If you are new to the VR games, It’s better to ease yourself into VR slowly if you can with short, comfortable experiences.  Start with small sessions of playing games  and work your way into longer ones later on

Solution 3 Exercise:

There are some exercise available like “Epley Manuever” or “Brandt-Daroff exercise”. You can watch and learn them on YouTube or other sites that explain and demonstrate these treatments for vertigo, some of which you can do on your own.

Solution 4 : Change you Gaming Habits:

 To avoid motion sickness try different ways or techniques of playing games. Like using,  In games that allow thumb stick turning, try to limit the amount of turning you do with the controller and actually turn your body, this helps a lot with sickness and will be more immersive.  As soon as you get the “hot flash”, stop playing. Don’t keep playing until you feel totally sick

5. Use Motion Sickness reliever :

There are some cool products that you can use to control the motion sickness. Like we have mentioned two types of motion sickness controller that you can wear during playing VR games on Oculus 2. Best part is these are free from consuming drug/medicines.

  1. Once activated, this band releases a specific pattern of pulses that stimulate the median nerve under the skin. The pulses normalize the nerve messaging from the brain to the stomach which rapidly relieves symptoms of vomiting without any side effects.

We recommend you to use Reliefband 

Fix Motion Sickness while Playing Uculus Quest 2
  • Or you can also use Anti-Nausea Acupressure Wristband for Motion & Morning Sickness. It is plastic will pressure & stimulates the P6, or Nei-Kuan, acupressure point, sems to relieve nausea & vomiting for many of its users.
Fix Motion Sickness while Playing Uculus Quest 2

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