Backbone One home screen with Xbox Game Pass, Call of Duty, Asphalt, Minecraft, and Sky.

Backbone One for iOS

Comfortable ergonomics Universal fit 1-month trial of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

Left angle view of the Backbone One Controller

Raise Your Game

With Backbone One, next-level gaming has never been more magical and effortless. Just connect the controller to your iPhone, press the Backbone Button to open the app, and instantly start playing games like Minecraft anywhere, in seconds.

Controller Features

Someone playing a racing game on their iPhone using the Backbone One Controller

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Backbone One home screen with Xbox Game Pass, Call of Duty, Asphalt, and Minecraft

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Play Minecraft and over 100 high-quality titles on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

Bottom angle of the backbone One controller showing 3.5mm jack and lightning port

Play where you want

Backbone One was designed to preserve battery life and reduce input latency using technologies specific to the iPhone, requiring no charging while enabling incredibly responsive gaming.

Tech Specs

System requirements All iPhone models with iOS 13 or later
Charging Backbone One does not have a battery. Backbone One uses minimal power from your iPhone for long gameplay sessions.
Specs - Lightning port
- 3.5mm headset jack
- Low latency controls
In the box - Backbone One
- Quick Start Guide
- Safety Sheet
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)
Compatible With iPhone 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max, 12 mini, 12, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, 11, SE 1st and 2nd generation, XS, XS Max, XR, X, 8, 8 Plus, 7, 7 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus

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Detail view of Xbox Rechargeable Battery + USB-C

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