Which Xbox games support keyboard and mouse?

BY SHAWN FARNER

Shawn Farner

Writer and Storywriter

PUBLISHED 1 YEAR AGO

One of the great things about the Xbox platform these past few years is Microsoft’s push to get more keyboard and mouse support in games. Yes, consoles like the Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S are still going to be played using controllers by most people. But why not have that KB/M option for those who want it? Why not provide some choice?

Which Xbox games support keyboard and mouse?

If you’re a fan of this input method, you may be wondering which Xbox games support mouse and keyboard, so you can perhaps show a little bit of support to those developers, or at least give KB/M a shot and see if you like it or not. Below, we’ve rounded up all of the supported games we’ve been able to track down.

  • Ark: Survival Evolved
  • Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla
  • Atlas
  • Block Dropper
  • Bomber Crew
  • Bricks Breaker
  • Bridge Constructor: The Walking Dead
  • Bright Memory
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
  • Call of Duty Warzone
  • Call of the Sea
  • Crossword Casual
  • Cities: Skylines
  • DayZ
  • Deep Rock Galactic
  • Destroy All Humans!
  • Dirt 5
  • Doom 64
  • Duck Sim
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 2
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 4
  • Flappy Space
  • Football Manager 2021
  • Fortnite
  • Gears 5
  • Gears Tactics
  • Grounded
  • Gunpile
  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection
  • Horror of the Deep
  • House Flipper
  • HyperDot
  • Hypnospace Outlaw
  • Immortals Fenyx Rising
  • Metro Exodus
  • Minecraft
  • Monster Sanctuary
  • Moonlighter
  • Neoverse
  • Outriders
  • Paladins
  • PC Building Simulator
  • Phantasy Star Online 2
  • Planet Coaster
  • Rain on Your Parade
  • Roblox
  • Rogue Company
  • Sea of Thieves
  • Shotgun Farmers
  • Slime Rancher
  • Smite
  • Sniper Elite v2 Remastered
  • Space Engineers
  • Spellbreak
  • State of Decay 2
  • Strange Brigade
  • Surviving Mars
  • Surviving the Aftermath
  • The Medium
  • The Sims 4
  • They Are Billions
  • Tokyo Warfare Turbo
  • Totally Accurate Battle Simulator
  • Untitled Goose Game
  • Unto the End
  • War Thunder
  • Warframe
  • Wargroove
  • Warhammer: Vermintide 2
  • World Enduro Rally
  • World of Tanks
  • X-Morph: Defense
  • Yes, Your Grace
  • Zombie Army 4: Dead War

(Sources: Xbox KBM, Windows Central)

One thing to keep in mind here is that keyboard and mouse support may not be as thorough as you’d find on the PC. It’s possible you may still need a controller paired to get past the intro screen on a title, for instance, or you may be required to get fully into the game before the KB/M inputs are detected.

As far as what kind of keyboard you can use, or what kind of mouse you can use, you should be fine with any USB device that can plug into a USB-A slot on your Xbox. If money is no object, though, it’s tough to look away from Razer’s $250 wireless keyboard and mouse bundle for Xbox. It’s basically designed so you have the benefits of KB/M while still being able to sit on the couch.

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