Motion Core - Release Notes

This article briefly details specific changes included in the product update (recent changes, feature enhancements, or bug fixes). This software suite includes the Game Center, HaptiSync App, Adaptive Gaming Configurator and Drivers.

Game Center - February 21, 2024

  • Game added:
    • Le Mans Ultimate

Game Center - January 25, 2024

  • Game added:
    • Gran Turismo 7

Motion Core 11.5.2 - January 16, 2024

Adaptive Gaming:

  • The dead zone value for joystick devices with movement-type effects has been reduced to produce a smoother experience when moving around the center position.

Bug fix:

  • Fixed an issue in Adaptive Gaming where continuous axis movement may have incurred significant latency with the mapped haptic effect.

Motion Core 11.5.1 - December 22, 2023

Bug fix:
  • Fixed a memory consumption issue.
Known issue:
  • We are aware of an issue in Adaptive Gaming where continuous axis movement may incur significant latency with the mapped haptic effect. The team is already mobilized in resolving it and will deploy a fix soon.

Motion Core 11.5 - December 13, 2023

Adaptive Gaming mode:               

    • Significant improvements have been made to the Adaptive Gaming Mode, marking its exit from the beta phase. Users can now utilize multiple devices in a profile (e.g. Joystick and Throttle) and map each to different effects.
    • Previously built Adaptive Gaming profiles continue working as intended, but need to be updated in order to use the new multiple device mapping support.
D-BOX Coded mode:
    • The D-BOX Coded Video mode has been enhanced, enabling users to preload haptic code for the movie they are about to watch.  This Fast Sync feature aims to accelerate content recognition and synchronization.  To enable Fast Sync, users need to have version 3.1 of our HaptiSync Mobile app.  Please note that this functionality is not available on the Windows app.

Bug fixes :

  • Fixed a previously encountered problem preventing the Game Center from opening when the user's D-BOX Connect session expired.

Known issues:

  • We are aware of an issue in Adaptive Gaming where continuous axis movement may incur significant latency with the mapped haptic effect. The team is already mobilized in resolving it and will deploy a fix soon.

Game Center - December 6, 2023

  • Game added:
    • rFactor Pro
    • The Crew Motorfest
  • Haptic Code update:
    • Automobilista 2: Roll and pitch smoothing, High-low intensity reduced
    • Forza Motorsport : improved road textures, rotation control improvement

Motion Core 11.4.3 -  November 21, 2023

Adaptive Audio fixes

  • Fixed an issue that prevented Adaptive Audio from working (all platforms).
  • Also fixed an issue that affected HEMC only that prevented users from changing the intensity (it had no effect). This issue has been successfully resolved, restoring the ability to adjust intensity settings with the HaptiSync app for a more personalized experience.

Adaptive Gaming fix

  • Implemented a solution to address a compatibility issue that previously prevented the use of Adaptive Gaming on a limited number of systems.

New Adaptive Gaming profiles

  • We added new Adaptive Gaming profiles designed to support the most popular new games. These profiles have been carefully created to enhance gameplay experiences and provide users with optimized haptic feedback tailored specifically to these games.
    • Ace Combat 7
    • Baldur's Gate 3
    • EA Sports FC 24
    • Red Dead Redemption 2
    • Starfield
    • The Finals

Game Center - November 15, 2023

  • iRacing:  Bug fixing (Slow Motion)

Motion Core 11.4.2 - October 23, 2023

Adaptive Gaming various improvements and bug fixes:

    • Automatic value conversion depending on the type of device detected during mapping (steering wheel, pedal, flightstick, throttle, etc.)

    • Half-axes mapping to button effects (ex: a game controller thumbstick can have a button or engine effect mapped in one direction and a different effect in the opposite direction)

    • Invert option for axis movement and joystick movement effects

    • Hat controls (D-Pads) of joystick devices support

    • Hard-set dead zone for axes from joystick devices

    • Various bugs fixes 

  • D-BOX Control Panel settings migration from a per-user to a per-PC configuration to ensure a more consistent user experience when switching between D-BOX Coded Gaming and D-BOX Coded Video modes. No settings will be lost during this migration process.

Game Center - October 16, 2023

  • New D-BOX coded games added: 
    • Forza Motorsport
    • EA Sports WRC

Motion Core 11.4.1 - September 20, 2023

  • Fixed a bug affecting the haptic library.


Motion Core 11.4 - September 14, 2023

  • Adaptive Gaming:
    • Addressed a few of the issues associated with using Wheels and HOTAS. While we are still in the process of refining and improving, we are actively working to provide support for all scenarios!
    • Added new Adaptive Gaming profiles for the following games:
        • Cyberpunk 2077
        • Elden Ring
        • Far Cry 5
        • For Honor
        • Monster Hunter Rise : Sunbreak
        • Street Fighter 6
  • Fixed various bugs

    Motion Core 11.3.2 - July 10, 2023

    • Resolved issues with motion and vibration attenuation configuration.
    • Added new Adaptive Gaming profiles for the following games:
      • Diablo IV
      • Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

    Game Center - July 7, 2023

    • F1 2023 reviewed and optimized.

    Game Center - June 2023

    • Removal of non-supported games.
    • Installations instructions clarified for Microsoft Flight Simulator and Forza Horizon 5.

    Motion Core 11.3.1 - June 13, 2023

    • Integrated HaptiSync Test and Calibration codes enable haptic system testing without full library download.
    • Resolved issues with audio capture and haptic output configuration.
    • Improved stability and reliability of communication when multiple platforms are connected.
    • Added new Adaptive Gaming profiles for the following games: 
      • Fall Guys
      • Hogwarts Legacy
      • Ori and the Blind Forest
      • PUBG
      • Star Wars: Squadron
      • Sundered

    Game Center Update - May 25, 2023

    • New D-BOX coded game added: 
      • F1 2023

      Motion Core 11.3 - May 9, 2023

      • Improved experience for new users
        • The default playback audio device is now automatically configured as the audio source on Windows PC (first time installation only), making it easier for users to get started right away.
        • New users will now receive accurate subscription information without having to wait for the haptic codes to be installed on their unit.
      • Content update on-demand
        • Users can manually request the latest content updates directly within the app. With this update, users no longer need to wait for the next automatic check. This enhancement ensures that users can access the latest releases as soon as they become available.
      • HaptiSync app enhancements
        • Users can now view the active Adaptive Gaming profile within the HaptiSync app.
        • The HaptiSync app can now be launched by clicking on the Agent icon in the system tray or after installing Motion Core.
      • Stability improvements and bug fixes
        • Crash on startup of Adaptive Gaming Configurator
        • Adaptive Gaming profiles are not always saved in UTF8
        • Invalid Adaptive Gaming profiles loaded
        • Reversed spectrum on KCA
        • Experience mode error message lost when changing mode
        • KAI-1P available as audio source when disconnected
        • Constant vibration upon Adaptive Audio activation on HEMC
        • Invalid audio source level initial value
      • Known issues
        • When switching to Adaptive Audio for the first time after the update, the Audio Source Level cannot be adjusted. Switching to another experience mode and/or audio device and/or restarting should fix the issue.

      Motion Core 11.2 - March 2, 2023

      • Improved experience for new users
        • Easier registration process for PC users
        • Improved haptic device and software status monitoring
        • Improved access point stability and content update check
      • Revamped HaptiSync app for seamless user experience for PC, Android, and iOS users
        • The HaptiSync app for Windows now offers fully integrated support for all available experience modes, including D-BOX Coded Gaming and Adaptive Gaming.
        • The Mobile version of the HaptiSync app can also enjoy the same level of convenience, which guides users by informing them of the specific application to start on their PC.
      • Real-time haptic status updates with new background process
        • Our new HaptiSync Agent, accessible through a system tray icon, displays the current experience mode and software status at a glance.
      • Enhanced configuration options for a personalized experience
        • New configuration options, including the ability to rotate the actuator layout.
        • New configuration options now available to our partners to enhance the D-BOX integration into their own software.
      • Complete G5 Haptic System support
        • All potential Haptic Bridge configurations are now supported, including the use of a single KCU-1P to chain multiple G5 Haptic Systems receiving the same haptic stream.
      • Stability improvements and bug fixes
        • Access point not starting after removing the Ethernet connection
        • Rejected track based on hash mismatch
        • Memory allocation error while preparing new content
        • Critical log during long lasting test on PC related to MotionEngineSneakernet
        • Motion/Vibration values reset
        • R300 access point not starting after unplugging Ethernet cable
        • Error 200 displayed after connecting R300 to Wi-Fi through the access point
        • Wrong partition when checking available space (/dev/root instead of /data)