In X018, the Xbox Fan Event in Mexico City announced that mouse and keyboard support came to Xbox One on November 14, and Xbox Insiders will be able to use it on selected games at launch, with multiple titles adding support later. Among these games are Epic Games & # 39; Fortnite and Digital Extremes & # 39; Warframe.
In November, Bomber Crew, Deep Rock Galactic, Strange Brigade, Vermintide 2, War Thunder and X-Morph Defense will also be updated to provide keyboard and mouse support. Besides that, Microsoft has called Children of Morta, DayZ, Minion Master, Moonlighter, Vigor, Warface and Wargroove as games "adds support in the future."
According to Microsoft, when the feature becomes available next week, developers will have the tools required to create "customized mice and keyboard experiences for the games they consider appropriate to ensure a fair and fun experience for fans."
The company used Also, the opportunity to reveal a selection of "Designed for Xbox" mice and Razer has been confirmed to be exclusive partner for these products and is expected to introduce its line of Designed for Xbox peripherals at CES in January 201
Of course, the introduction of mouse and keyboard support is a big deal, especially for competing titles like Fortnite. Traditionally, it is assumed that those using mouse and keyboard have an advantage as they allow users to be more precise and respond faster . Microsoft seems to place it on developers to find out how to implement support in their games and it will be interesting to see if more developers adopt the entry method and how they plan to handle potential breakdown in the player base this could cause. Fortnite in particular, players using keyboard and mouse will be similar to others who do the same.
First-rate shooters are of course the genre and keyboard might be best suited to, and some players of competing titles like Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Battlefield V, PUBG, Overwatch would like to thank the support. This also opens the console to accommodate a variety of other genres, such as real-time strategy, much better. Historically, titles in this genre, such as civilization or Halo Wars, have been tweaked to work with controllers. Mouse and keyboard support also opens the door to a variety of touch-based titles that appear on the console.