Announcing Backbone’s All-New 2023 Holiday Lineup

November 8, 2023  •  3 min read

We’re excited to unveil Backbone’s holiday 2023 lineup. This is our most exciting holiday lineup in company history. With upcoming mobile titles like Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile, Assassin’s Creed Mirage, Death Stranding, Resident Evil 4, The Division: Resurgence and more, there’s no better time to join the Backbone ecosystem.

Gaming Controllers

First, Backbone is announcing updated Backbone One USB-C controllers (PlayStation Edition and Black) that work with both the new iPhone 15 series and Android phones. 

These new controllers continue our commitment to impeccable design and further our position as the leader in mobile and cloud gaming devices. Magnetic adapters allow for even better phone fit and a reshaped D-pad enhances responsiveness, resulting in superior feel and control across multiple genres of gameplay–all while still maintaining the form factor and ergonomics that players know and love. When combined with the Backbone app–which puts all of gaming in one place–it’s our most accessible gaming experience ever. 

Starting on Nov. 8, 2023, these new controllers will be available on Backbone’s website, Amazon, Best Buy and from other major retailers.

Gaming App

We’ve also refreshed the look and feel of the Backbone app for a rich and interactive experience when discovering games across all kinds of gaming: Remote Play, Cloud Gaming and App Store.


Next up, we are announcing the new Backbone One Carrying Case, which will be on sale globally starting today via Backbone’s website, Amazon and Best Buy. This lightweight, portable carrying case stores your controller safely and efficiently.

In addition to the Backbone Black version, we worked closely with our partners at PlayStation to create the PlayStation® Edition of the carrying case in white. The case works with all Backbone One devices, including the new universally compatible USB-C products.

Apple Arcade

And finally, starting on November 8, 2023, all Backbone users will receive three 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+. We are also launching a new experience inside the Backbone app that will complement the free trial and enable instant game launching and gameplay of the Apple Arcade titles.

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

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Ready to get gaming? Check out our lineup of mobile controllers compatible with Android and iPhone, plus our growing library of games you can play with your phone and Backbone.