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Backbone has announced that its mobile gaming controllers with USB-C, which currently supports Android phones, is getting an update to support both Android and iPhone 15. This follows today’s Apple event, which revealed that the new phone will have a USB-C port as opposed to its proprietary Lightning port.
The new compatibility rolls out today as an update to the Backbone app for any controllers that have USB-C, including the Backbone One for Android and the Backbone Android PlayStation Edition. This means that all USB-C Backbones are universally compatible with USB-C phones once users install the update.
Apple announced during the event that the iPhone 15 Pro will natively support triple-A games like Resident Evil 4 Remake and Assassin’s Creed Mirage. The complexity of these games means that controller support will likely be important for potential players.
The Backbone is one of the better clip-on controllers for the iPhone, and the PlayStation edition — which is designed to work with PlayStation’s Remote Play feature — resembles the soon-to-launch PlayStation Portal. Making the Backbone compatible with iPhone 15 Pros offers a new option for those playing triple-A titles said phones.
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