Xbox One Receiving Mouse and Keyboard Support Next Week

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Microsoft first announced Crackdown 3 for the Xbox One at E3 2014.

Microsoft announced Xbox One keyboard and mouse support back in September, and it's now arriving on consoles next week supporting keyboard and mouse gameplay in 15 games.

The biggest addition of the Xbox One November Update is the introduction of mouse and keyboard support, which will allow developers from now on to add support to their games.

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The first games to support keyboard and mouse usage will be Fortnite and Warframe, starting Wednesday, November 14, with other titles, like Strange Brigade, Bomber Crew, Vermintide 2, War Thunder, and DayZ, following sometime later, as per Hexus. In Fortnite it has already been revealed that for fairness keyboard/mouse players will be matched up with the same.

To show how seriously they are taking keyboard and mouse support, Xbox have also teamed up with Razer to release a wireless keyboard and mouse, compatible with the console.

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This means Fortnite players on the Xbox One will be able to purchase a keyboard and mouse and use it as the primary input while playing the game, without any need for the controller.

PUBG was part of the Xbox Free Play Days program as well and was free to play for all Xbox One users until Sunday, November 11. It's not so good for racers, beat'em ups, or sports titles, where the nuance of analog sticks and triggers can be more impactful. Now, Cortana will automatically discover and pair your Xbox to your mobile phone (Android or IOS) for quicker compatibility. Yes, some PC gamers like to use a controller, while some console owners actually prefer a keyboard and mouse.

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