PS Remote Play is still a thing, and Backbone One – PlayStation Edition is just a reminder we need.
While it’s not quite the equivalent of Xbox Cloud Gaming, PS Remote Play lets you stream PS4 and PS5 games on the go, using your smartphone’s mobile data.
This wasn’t always the case, but last year’s PS5 firmware update added this feature. So players aren’t tied to their consoles at home with pseudo-portable gaming sessions. And now they can keep things on brand with Backbone One – the PlayStation Edition.
Unveiled on PlayStation Blog (opens in new tab)The DualSense-inspired iPhone controller is just the regular Backbone One with a new paint job. Everything else is exactly the same as the black version. Including the layout, which is more reflective of the Xbox Wireless controller than the DualSense. well almost. Being an official PlayStation controller, the face buttons sport four PlayStation symbols instead of the lettered face buttons of the Xbox controller.
An iPhone in DualSense clothing
Backbone CEO and Founder, Manit Khaira, confirmed that the PS5 controller’s signature adaptive triggers and haptic feedback have not been incorporated into the controller. This will negatively affect the “size, ergonomics and weight” of the Backbone One, he told Digital Trends. (opens in new tab),
“Love DulSense, this is one of our favorite controllers of all time,” Khaira said. “This product is different in that it is primarily used on mobile devices that have smaller form factors, and is therefore subject to its own unique constraints.”
Backbone One – The PlayStation Edition can accommodate as many iPhone models as the original black version thanks to the adjustable rails. Because it’s pretty much the same. Hypothetically, you can use this official PlayStation colorway with your iPhone and boot up Game Pass for kicks and giggles, if that’s your thing. But the inputs will more than likely throw you off thanks to the PlayStation face button.
Backbone One – PlayStation Edition is available for purchase now in the US, UK, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Sweden and the Netherlands, with Sony promising that launching in additional countries. Way. Its price is $ 99.99 . Is (opens in new tab) / £99.99 (opens in new tab) / AU$179.99 (opens in new tab),
an android version (opens in new tab) The Black Backbone One variant is available for pre-order this November. But there is no sign of Android PS version on the website yet.