Backbone controller

Next-level play, now in your hands

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Stand out in your favorite Discords with custom emoji, animated avatars, bigger uploads, HD video, and more with a 3-month trial of Discord Nitro. Included with every purchase of a Backbone One.

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Discover more ways to play

Play 100+ high-quality console games on the devices you already have* with 1 month of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate included with every purchase of a Backbone One on

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Backbone App

All your mobile games in one place

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Launch games, stream to Twitch, edit clips, and chat seamlessly with friends across games using the Backbone App with a free trial of Backbone+ Membership.
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All your favorite games

Discover your next favorite on any platform with Backbone’s personalized recommendations.

Play almost any game anywhere

Play console exclusives like Halo: Master Chief Collection without owning one with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.
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You can also play games on your phone from the Xbox, PlayStation, or PC you have with remote play.
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Backbone controller hardware

Game-changing hardware

As the lowest power and lowest latency gaming device to ever work with the iPhone, it requires no charging while enabling incredibly responsive gaming anywhere you want. Snap-in and game on.
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A mind-blowing new gaming experience

With Backbone One, next-level gaming has never been more magical and effortless. Just connect the controller to your phone, press the Backbone Button to open the app, and instantly start playing games like Call of Duty®: Mobile anywhere, in seconds.
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Play on any screen

Use your Backbone One controller with any USB-C device, including iPad and PC.
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What people are saying

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Manny 🏳️‍🌈
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If you have an Xbox/PS/PC you need a @backbone controller. It's AMAZING. So well made and the app for it is fantastic. Using my phone a lot to play around the house lately.

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Greg Miller
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When @agentbizzle mentions a Remote Play controller he loves, you listen.

Thanks,@backbone. Impressions coming on the next PS I Love You XOXO. #ps5

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Matthew Panzarino
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Backbone One on iPhone 11 Pro Max vs. Nintendo Switch Lite. Better screen, better battery life, no Mario.

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Call of Duty World Champion
I plugged in my Backbone, started playing CoD: Mobile and I literally went 20-0 in my first game of the day.
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Backbone is perfect because you can take it with you anywhere.
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100 Thieves Content Creator
I've never been good at mobile games. I plugged in a Backbone and it changed everything for me.
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DJ & Producer
Playing COD mobile tonight thanks to @playbackbone. Who wants to run duos with me?!
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