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Xbox One to get keyboard and mouse support in 'months'

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It's coming!

Keyboard and mouse support has been "close" to being released on the Xbox One for some time, but it sounds like it may finally be close to release.

"When we enable PC and mouse on console it’ll be interesting to see how many of those creators think about running their PC and mouse-only game on console, and then this idea of Play Anywhere might get even more interesting for those guys," Microsoft's Phil Spencer told PCGamesN when asked about how Play Anywhere may narrow the gap between Xbox and the PC.

So keyboard and mouse support is still happening for the Xbox?

"I keep talking about it in the press and my platform team keeps shaking their head, because they ... Truthfully in our dev kit modes now keyboard works, mouse support is a little bit further away," Spencer continued. "I say it because I know it’s not years away, it’s more like months away, but we don’t have an exact date yet."

This is great news, and it means that support for keyboard and mouse controls will be here long before the release of Project Scorpio.

Of course, this is what Phil Spencer said in 2015: