Transform your iPhone into the ultimate gaming console. Snap in your phone and play any game or service that supports controllers, including Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, Apple Arcade, or even stream directly from your Xbox, PlayStation, PC. No charging, no waiting for updates, no tedious setup. Uncover a new world of premium gaming in seconds.
Collapsible and compact design
Low latency connection
Play games that support controllers
Capture game clips and screenshots
3.5mm headphone jack
Pass-through charging and audio
Size & Weight
Height: 3.70 inches (93.9 mm)
Width (Contracted): 6.94 inches (176.2 mm)
Width (Extended): 10.14 inches (257.6 mm)
Depth: 1.28 inches (32.6 mm)
Weight: 4.87 ounces (138.0 g)
Press to launch the Backbone app and respond to notifications.
Press to record gameplay. Hold while recording to bookmark. When not recording, hold to screenshot.
Double-press to mute even while in a game.
Lightning port for pass-through charging of your iPhone with standard Lightning cable.
3.5mm headset jack for headsets with or without microphone.
Backbone One does not have a battery. Backbone One uses minimal power from your iPhone for long gameplay sessions.
You can also play games on your phone from the Xbox, PlayStation, or PC you have with remote play.
Find new games to play
Personalized recommendations to find your next favorite game.
Voice chat and multiplayer lobbies makes playing with friends or strangers seamless across games.
Capture, edit, share
With features like flashback recording, clip editing, and more, never miss a moment.
Play on any screen
Use your Backbone One controller with any USB-C device, including iPad and PC.
Get notified when it’s game time
See when your friends on Backbone start playing so you can join them.
Discover what’s new
View gameplay directly from the community, and discover the next big thing.
Stream To Twitch
Go live in one tap, and share your skills with the world.
Gaming Mode with iOS
Automatically turn on iOS Gaming Mode to silence notifications when you connect your Backbone One controller.
Is my iPhone supported?
All iPhones running the latest iOS software 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 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max models. A full list of compatible devices can be found here.
Will this work with my phone case?
Do I need to own an Xbox, Playstation, or PC to use the Backbone One?
Can I use the Backbone One as a controller for my iPad, Mac, or PC?
Is the Backbone+ App required to use the Backbone One?