Microsoft finally adds PC keyboard and mouse support for some Xbox Cloud gaming titles

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Key notes

  • Xbox Cloud Gaming now supports PC keyboard and mouse for select titles on Edge, Chrome browsers.
  • Xbox App for PC gets a new channel to celebrate the upcoming launch of Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II.
  • Players can now pre-install Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II on Xbox PC app.

Microsoft is rolling out new features for Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta). The biggest addition is long-awaited PC keyboard and mouse support for select titles.

Starting today, players can use a mouse and keyboard to play Xbox Cloud Gaming on web browsers like Edge and Chrome. To get started, users can visit, sign in with their Microsoft account, and choose a game that supports mouse and keyboard.

Later this month, the Xbox app on PC will also receive mouse and keyboard support. A special badge will help users identify compatible games within the app. Players can freely switch between mouse and keyboard and a controller at any time.

The initial rollout of mouse and keyboard support includes 26 titles, including popular games like ARK Survival Evolved, Halo Infinite, Sea of Thieves, and Doom 64. (Note: Fortnite only supports mouse and keyboard on browsers)

Here is the entire list

  • ARK Survival Evolved
  • Atomic Heart
  • Cities: Skylines – Mayor’s Edition
  • Cities: Skylines – Remastered
  • Deep Rock Galactic
  • Doom 64
  • Fortnite (browser only)
  • Gears Tactics
  • Grounded
  • Halo Infinite
  • High on Life
  • House Flipper
  • Inkulinati (Game Preview)
  • Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord
  • Norco
  • Pentiment
  • Quake
  • Quake 2
  • Sea of Thieves
  • Slime Rancher 2
  • Sniper Elite 5
  • State of Decay 2
  • Terraria
  • The Sims 4
  • Valheim (Game Preview)
  • Zombie Army 4: Dead War

Microsoft is also beginning to roll out new features for Compact Mode in the Xbox app on PC. These features, currently available to a limited number of users and all Xbox Insiders, include “Jump back in” and “Friends” sections.

More here.

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