Today’s Xbox One Update Adds Mouse and Keyboard Support

Saul Franklin
November 20, 2018

Yes, mouse and keyboard support for Xbox One has now officially rolled out as of today. At this time, only Fortnite has been confirmed to support the Mouse & Keyboard input on November 14th.

Considering that it was only late September/early October when support for keyboard and mouse was first announced, Microsoft has done a fairly impressive job in turning this around and getting it out into the public domain with haste.

Xbox One owners have been sleeping easy with the knowledge that mouse and keyboard support is coming to their favorite console. Defense and finally, Epic Games' Fortnite. Which new titles are you looking forward to playing?

Microsoft also revealed Void Bastards, a game that blends roguelike elements and System Shock-style environmental exploration and manipulation with a unique art style that's reminiscent of the days of cell-shaded games. Tune into CES 2019 to learn more about the Razer-created "Designed for Xbox" mouse and keyboard. It reasons that these devices will be designed for living room or desktop scenarios, come equipped with a dedicated Xbox key, and support the new Xbox Dynamic Lighting features - and thus fit the bill better than off the shelf PC targeted alternatives.

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If you already own an Xbox, or want to buy one with a bunch of games and accessories, Microsoft is catering for you in the sale, too.

The Xbox One November Update also brings Xbox Skill for Cortana and Alexa Updates, the Amazon Music app and Search Expansion.

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