Backbone’s Post Malone Controller Is Now Available, But It’s Limited To 500 Units

Limited Edition Backbone One Controller Designed by Post Malone

Backbone has recently announced the launch of a new limited-edition version of its controller, which was created in collaboration with the renowned musician and self-proclaimed Lord of the Rings fan, Post Malone. Priced at $200, this special edition Backbone One features a sleek translucent green design, a glow-in-the-dark logo, and various hardware enhancements such as an aluminum D-pad and laser-etched aluminum face buttons. With only 500 units set to be produced, these controllers are truly exclusive. Interested individuals can attempt to purchase one now, as Backbone began accepting orders on June 25 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET.

Backbone One: Post Malone Edition


If the limited edition sells out, there are still regular Backbone One controllers available for purchase, available in PlayStation white or Xbox-esque carbon black finishes.

When it comes to gaming on the go, options like playing Assassin’s Creed Mirage and Death Stranding on newer iPhone models, exploring Netflix’s diverse library, or accessing a variety of games on anime streaming service Crunchyroll make investing in a gaming controller like the Backbone One a worthwhile choice.

Available Backbone One Controllers

  • Backbone One (2nd Gen, USB-C, White)
  • Backbone One (2nd Gen, USB-C, Black)
  • Backbone One (2nd Gen, Lightning, White)
  • Backbone One (2nd Gen, Lightning, Black)
  • Backbone One (1st Gen, Lightning, White)
  • Backbone One (1st Gen, Lightning, Black)

The second-generation models stand out for their USB-C connectivity, compatibility with phone cases, passthrough charging, a 2.5mm headphone jack, premium buttons and triggers, and support for most iPhones and Android devices. These features make the second-gen Backbone One controllers an appealing choice, especially for gamers who want convenience and functionality. Our review of the Backbone One highlighted its “solid hardware and smart app design,” with the second-generation version offering even more improvements. For additional controller options, you can explore our list of the best controllers for Android and iPhone.