Xbox One November update adds keyboard and mouse support today

Fortnite and Warframe players can pair their keyboard and mouse to their Xbox One and use them in-game with the November update.


The November update for Xbox One is starting to roll out and it'll be an item of particular interest for those more into traditional PC-style gaming. In addition to various Xbox Skill updates, the November update is set to include mouse and keyboard support.

Mouse and keyboard support was first revealed by Phil Spencer back in September. As noted there, the feature will be made available to developers to place in any of their games. Warframe already confirmed that it would add keyboard and mouse support out of the gate, with Epic Games announcing at X018 that Fortnite would also implement keyboard and mouse immediately. Matchmaking will take keyboard and mouse users into account and match them up with other keyboard and mouse users across various platforms, in order to ensure an even playing field.

Here's the full list of games, as revealed during X018:

  • Bomber Crew
  • Deep Rock Galactic
  • Strange Brigade
  • Vermintide 2
  • War Thunder
  • X-Morph Defense
  • Children of Morta
  • DayZ
  • Minion Master
  • Moonlighter
  • Vigor
  • Warface
  • Wargroove

Other features included in the November update include Cortana and Alexa improvements, search expansion, and the addition of the Amazon Music app. For more on everything included in today's update, be sure to check out Major Nelson's website.

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