Backbone One for iPhone
- iPhone 14
- iPhone 14 Plus
- iPhone 14 Pro Max
- iPhone 14 Pro
- iPhone 13
- iPhone 13 mini
- iPhone 13 Pro Max
- iPhone 13 Pro
- iPhone 12
- iPhone 12 mini
- iPhone 12 Pro Max
- iPhone 12 Pro
- iPhone 11
- iPhone 11 Pro Max
- iPhone 11 Pro
- iPhone SE (1st Generation)
- iPhone SE (2nd Generation)
- iPhone SE (3rd Generation)
- iPhone XS
- iPhone XS Max
- iPhone XR
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
Turn your phone into a handheld gaming console.
Aside from its black color, the Standard Edition comes with ABXY face buttons. The PlayStation Edition comes in PS5 white with PlayStation glyphs to match.
The Backbone One offers high-quality gameplay for all your favorite games that support controllers. This includes the most popular titles like Call of Duty®: Mobile, Minecraft, Genshin Impact, and most Apple Arcade games.
For a list of current compatible games, please check here. Note that this page is being constantly updated so it may not be 100% comprehensive.
Backbone One unlocks a world of possibilities for all types of gameplay experiences. Between the Apple App Store, Xbox Cloud Gaming, and NVIDIA GeForce NOW there are thousands of high quality games available to play.
Check out the Platforms page to learn more about platforms with support for Backbone.
All iPhones running iOS 15 or newer versions are supported.
Due to the larger camera bump, a complimentary adapter is included with every purchase of a Backbone One for a snugger fit with iPhone 14 series, 13 Pro & 13 Pro Max models. A full list of compatible devices can be found here.
The Backbone One is a form-fitting controller for your iPhone and to be a precision input device, it has to firmly hold on to your iPhone. As a result, only particularly thin phone cases are compatible.
We’ve partnered with Peel to offer an assortment of phone cases compatible with iPhone 11 and 12 Series devices. Learn more here.
For newer iPhone 13 and 14 Series, you can learn about compatible cases here.
Yes, so long as the Backbone mobile App is installed and you have an active Backbone+ Membership, your Backbone One controller can be configured to work with an iPad, Mac, or PC via a wired connection. No need to carry around another controller!
Note that the Backbone One controller is not currently directly compatible with consoles via a wired connection.
The Backbone mobile App is not required for use of the Backbone One as a controller. However, the app provides free access to support and to the latest firmware updates for your controller.
Additional features are unlocked through Backbone+ Membership, such as the ability to use your Backbone One controller with an iPad, Mac, or PC via a wired connection.
More information on the Backbone app’s features can be found here.
We guarantee the Backbone One against defect and damage from reasonable usage for a full year after purchase and will provide a replacement or a refund.
All purchases of a Backbone One can also be returned for free within 30 days of purchase.