Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR), the leading developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, and Ubisoft, a leading interactive games publisher, today announced the availability of a tactile-enhanced version of Trials Frontier, the free-to-play mobile title from RedLynx, a Ubisoft studio. Entering into a new category of mobile games - games you can feel, this version of Trials Frontier immerses gamers into the thrill of exploring a vast future world on a motorcycle. Gamers will feel the rough terrain as they race to complete missions and overcome challenges. Trials Frontier is one of the first games designed with custom tactile effects using TouchSense® Engage, Immersion's haptic technology for creating interactive experiences that engage the sense of touch.

"It is exciting to be on the cutting-edge of this new mobile gaming world where touch can be incorporated with video and sound design," said Justin Swan, creative manager at Ubisoft. "We wanted to give our users a unique experience in the new design of our game. Haptic technology rounds out the experience. It is a great addition to Trials Frontier that brings a whole new sensory experience to our players. The custom design solution provided through TouchSense Engage made it possible for us to explore a range of tactile effect design before settling in on what was right for our game."

"Working on Trials Frontier was a fun experience," said Nick Thomas, head of mobile gaming at Immersion. "The game puts players in another world where the terrain is foreign. The game's design allowed us to be creative in our approach in developing customized tactile effects to re-create the experience with the sense of touch."

Because of the precise method in which TouchSense Engage controls the actuator in the mobile device, tactile effects have a low impact on battery consumption, consuming on average only about one to three percent of battery use, depending on the use case.

Content, games and media enhanced with tactile effects using TouchSense Engage work on the wide range of Android mobile devices on the market today and are optimized for devices running TouchSense technology in their operating system.


The new version Trials Frontiers enhanced with tactile effects can be downloaded from Google Play at

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin's Creed, Just Dance, Tom Clancy's video game series, Rayman, Far Cry and Watch Dogs. The teams throughout Ubisoft's worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2013-14 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,007 million. To learn more, please visit

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About Immersion ( )

Founded in 1993, Immersion (NASDAQ:IMMR) is the leading innovator in haptic technology. The company's touch feedback solutions deliver a more compelling sense of the digital world. Using Immersion's high-fidelity haptic systems, partners can transform user experiences with unique and customizable touch feedback effects; excite the senses in games and videos; restore "mechanical" feel by providing intuitive and unmistakable confirmation; may improve safety by reducing distractions while driving; provide realistic touch feedback when performing robotic medical procedures and training simulations; and expand usability when audio and visual feedback are ineffective. Immersion's TouchSense technology provides haptics in mobile phone, automotive, gaming, medical, and consumer electronics products from world-class companies. With over 1,900 issued or pending patents in the U.S., China and other countries, Immersion helps bring the digital universe to life. Learn more at or

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions that, if they never materialize or prove incorrect, could cause the results of Immersion Corporation and its consolidated subsidiaries to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.

All statements, other than the statements of historical fact, are statements that may be deemed forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the benefits of Immersion's TouchSense Engage, as well as the impact of haptics on mobile gaming applications and on Immersion's business.

Immersion's actual results might differ materially from those stated or implied by such forward-looking statements due to risks and uncertainties associated with Immersion's business, which include, but are not limited to: unanticipated difficulties and challenges encountered in product development efforts (including with respect to Immersion's TouchSense Engage) by Immersion and its licensees; delay in or failure to achieve adoption of Immersion's TouchSense Engage; unanticipated difficulties and challenges encountered in implementation efforts by Immersion's licensees; adverse outcomes in any future intellectual property-related litigation and the costs related thereto; the effects of the current macroeconomic climate; delay in or failure to achieve commercial demand for Immersion's products or third party products incorporating Immersion's technologies; and lack of market demand for Immersion's technologies. Many of these risks and uncertainties are beyond the control of Immersion.

For a more detailed discussion of these factors, and other factors that could cause actual results to vary materially, interested parties should review the risk factors listed in Immersion's most current Form 10-K, and Form 10-Q, both of which are on file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements in this press release reflect Immersion's beliefs and predictions as of the date of this release. Immersion disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements as a result of financial, business, or any other developments occurring after the date of this release.

Immersion, the Immersion logo and TouchSense are trademarks of Immersion Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. (IMMR - C)

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