Here’s How Keyboard & Mouse Will Work on Xbox One

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Xbox One users are asking for long to use their Keyboard and Mouse to play games and Microsoft’s promise that it will happen some day. This time Mike Ybarra repeated that they are still working on implementing this feature and commented that they already have an idea How it will work.

During the Xbox panel in PAX West 2017, Ybarra said he is aware of people’s concerns about users who have asked for keyboard and mouse support. He also made it clear that titles with support for these accessories could be announced very soon.

“Keyboard and mouse support is definitely coming. We have to be very smart in how we do that. We’ll leave it a lot up to developer choice. A lot of people tweet me and say “you can’t do this because of fairness,” and we understand that. We run two platforms; the Xbox platform, and the Windows platform, Ybarra said.

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So once this feature is available on Xbox One the company will approach developers to carry out best practices. For example letting players decide who to play with whether users who use control or those who are using mouse and keyboard to play.

“And so, when we bring keyboard and mouse, we’ll coach developers and say “look, you’ve got to think about your multiplayer pools, if you have a competitive game, people are probably going to want the choice to say I’ll play with other keyboard and mouse people or I’ll play only with controller people, or that I’ll play with any of those. So you’ll see our first games supporting keyboard and mouse soon, I can’t announce what that is, but soon. And based on developer interest, they’ll choose to do keyboard and mouse, or not!”, Ybarra discussed.

You should remember that Microsoft already has experience in this zone. Gears of War 4 is a title that has cross-play between Xbox One and Windows 10 with Xbox players able to decide to play against PC or Xbox users. We are expecting some amazing changes for those who prefer Keyboard and Mouse.

What do you think of Keyboard and Mouse on Xbox One? Let us know in comments below.

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Muhammad Irfan Raza
Irfan Raza is Editor at TechWafer covering Everything about Apple including Mac, iPhones, iMac, iMac Pro, MacBook, and How-tos.

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