How to activate D-BOX haptics in Gran Turismo 7

If you're ready to race, read this article to discover how to activate D-BOX haptic in Gran Turismo 7!


Note: Although Gran Turismo is a PS5 console game, D-BOX haptics can be enabled only using the D-BOX Game Center and a PC.  It cannot be enabled using a HEMC or a HaptiSync Hub.

See detailed instructions below.


ACCOUNT & SUBSCRIPTION (1st time only)

If not already done, create your D-BOX Connect account.


SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD (1st time only)

If not already done, download and install the latest version of D-BOX Motion Core Software.  It is available in the Software Downloads section of our website.   

If you have a Motion 1 chair and have installed Master Plus already, you can skip this step.


ACTIVATION (1st time only)

Make sure your computer is activated and linked to your D-BOX Connect account.


On your desktop, Open the D-BOX Game Center




When prompted by the D-BOX Game Center, login to your D-BOX Connect account 



In the D-BOX Game Center, set the HaptiSync Mode to D-BOX Coded Gaming

Still in the D-BOX Game Center,  select the game you want to play.

Click on Install to install the Gran Turismo 7 haptic code  (this needs to be done the first time you want to play the game or when there is an update to the haptic code)



Take note of your PlayStation's IP Address.  It can be found in Settings -> Network -> Connection Status.  It MUST be connected to a network.


Start Gran Turismo 7 and make it all the way to the start of a race with control. Pause the game.


On your Windows PC, right-click on Gran Turismo 7 and click on D-BOX haptic settings.


Enter your PlayStation's IP Address and click Save All.



Go back in the Game Center and click on Launch to launch the game and activate the haptic code of your game. D-BOX hardware will initialize and render haptic feedback while the user has vehicle controls.




  • During gameplay, you can pause your game.  Press the WINDOWS key, then ALT+TAB to jump to the Game Center.
  • You can also open the haptic settings for a game by clicking on the Settings button.
  •  You can customize the global settings and change profile.
  • You can even customize an existing profile or create your own.