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Fortnite Among The 15 Xbox Games To Support Mouse & Keyboard Inputs

Fortnite Among The 15 Xbox Games To Support Mouse & Keyboard Inputs

In fact, all Xbox console prices are dropping, as is the cost of Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Live Gold, and a bunch of digital games.

Eight games including Fortnite will be ready to support keyboard and mouse support on the Xbox console in November, with several other game developers committed to support the feature after that. In Fortnite it has already been revealed that for fairness keyboard/mouse players will be matched up with the same. Built from the ground up for gaming on Xbox One and Windows 10, it will come equipped with a dedicated Xbox key, and support for the new Xbox Dynamic Lighting capability - enabling immersive game-controlled lighting effects. It's not so good for racers, beat'em ups, or sports titles, where the nuance of analog sticks and triggers can be more impactful.

Most keyboards and mice will work on the Xbox One, but Microsoft is also launching a new "Designed for Xbox" program that will see keyboards and mice designed specifically for the Xbox One. Released in the U.S.in October, the Xbox Skill for Cortana and Alexa is improving with Beta support in the United Kingdom, simpler Cortana interactions, and new commands. This feature will continue to grow and improve over time, based on fan feedback.

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Xbox Skill for Cortana and Alexa improvements. Now, Cortana will automatically discover and pair your Xbox to your mobile phone (Android or IOS) for quicker compatibility. You can also quit apps or use the voice assistant as a "controller" now if you wish. Saying, "Quit [game or app name]" will close your current program and saying "Press" followed by a controller button will allow you to control your console with just your voice. Just say "Start navigation mode" or "Press [button name]" to try it out!

Today, Amazon Music is also available for Xbox One for U.S. users, with worldwide support in additional countries on the way "soon".


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