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Expand Your Play with Backbone One 2nd Gen

March 18, 2024  •  3 min read
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Play Anywhere With Backbone One, Now Including Lightning 2nd Gen

Today, we’re introducing the new Backbone One - Lightning (2nd gen) and Backbone One - PlayStation™ Edition - Lightning (2nd gen) controllers,  completing Backbone’s 2nd gen lineup. Expand Your Play with games like Call of Duty®: Warzone™ Mobile, connect to your console or PC with Remote Play, and stream thousands of games from the cloud with services like Xbox Game Pass and GeForce Now.

Level Up The Way You Play - Next Generation Updates

Backbone One 2nd gen products feature a range of improvements focused on allowing gamers to play better, faster, and longer than before.

Fastest Time To Play

New Magnetic Adapters click into place and never let go, whether your phone has a case or not.* Support for cases ensures minimal wait time and allows users to instantly lock in and play anywhere.

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Improved Controller Design to Outlast Your Competition

Improved ergonomic design will keep your hands relaxed and your opponents tense. Backbone One 2nd gen products have enhanced phone stability and an improved D-Pad for more precise control.

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Never Stop Playing With Passthrough Charging

You’ll never have to worry about battery drain during intense gaming sessions again. On average, Backbone One uses less than 1% of your phone’s battery per gaming hour. You can also take advantage of the passthrough charging and game without the fear of disconnecting.

Intended for use in the PH LTG Blog

Save When You Upgrade with Backbone+

Backbone+ Subscribers looking to upgrade to a 2nd gen Backbone One controller will receive a 30% discount on our new lineup**. No trade-in required - keep your 1st gen controller and gift it to friends or family.

Intended for use in the PH LTG Release Blog

To receive this offer and others with Backbone+, subscribe to our mailing list now or find it in the Perks & Rewards row in the Backbone App.

Redeem 3 Free Months of Apple Arcade

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All Backbone users can receive 3 free months of Apple Arcade***, Apple’s popular game subscription service that offers unlimited access to an evolving collection of more than 200 incredibly fun games — featuring new releases, award winners, and beloved favorites from the App Store like Gear.Club Stradale, Hello Kitty Island Adventure, Junkworld TD, and Retro Bowl+.

Ready to Get Started?

Check out our entire lineup of mobile gaming controllers for iPhone & Android. Unearth Your Future Favorite Game in our controller compatible games library. Don’t forget to sign up for email alerts and check our blog to get the latest in gaming! 

*Backbone One 2nd Gen controllers support most cases available today.

**Limit one use per customer. Eligible Backbone+ subscribers only. Not eligible if you have previously redeemed a 2nd Gen upgrade for another device or are already a 2nd Gen device user. Limited time only. Terms apply

***Apple Arcade Offer expires 5/8/2025. Apple Arcade subscription auto-renews after promotion until canceled. Pricing and availability may vary by country or region. Terms apply.