Fortnite Will Get Xbox One Mouse and Keyboard Support Next Week
Microsoft (MSFT) has confirmed during its X018 event that it will be adding mouse and keyboard support for the Xbox One next week, with Fornite and Warframe slated to the be the first games to adopt the new hardware.
In the announcement, Microsoft notes that it will be adding mouse and keyboard support for 6 additional games starting on November 14:
- Bomber Crew
- Deep Rock Galactic
- Strange Brigade
- Vermintide 2
- War Thunder
- X-Morph Defense
While no timeline has yet been provided, Microsoft is also planning on adding support for Children of Morta, DayZ, Minion Master, Moonlighter, Vigor, Warface and Wargroove.
Microsoft also recently partnered with Razer to enable the popular Chroma RGB lighting for keyboard and mouse setups on Xbox One consoles. Razer will allow all game developers to utilize their API in order to bring Chroma lighting effects to new and old titles.
The Chroma allows players to display an assortment of colors that light up their keyboard, which may be used advantageously in multiplayer games, including Overwatch, to spot ability cooldowns.