Browser version of Xbox Cloud Gaming now supports mouse and keyboard in 26 games.

Microsoft Enables Mouse and Keyboard Support for Xbox Cloud Gaming Service

Microsoft has rolled out the Mouse and Keyboard support feature for Xbox Cloud Gaming service in its beta version. The update comprises 26 games including popular titles like Fortnite, Sea of Thieves, and Halo Infinite. Gamers can now enjoy Xbox games using a mouse or a keyboard using Edge or Chrome browsers at

Expansion of Xbox Cloud Gaming Functionality

First announced in March, the feature is now available on the browser-based version of Xbox Cloud Gaming. By the end of this month, Microsoft intends to permit PC owners to use the Xbox app to opt for cloud games that have mouse and keyboard support. The enhancement broadens the Xbox Cloud Gaming functionality, making the service more captivating for PC users.

Xbox Cloud Gaming users praised the mouse and keyboard support in Halo Infinite and Sea of Thieves, highlighting that the feature lives up to the expectations. It facilitates seamless switching between using a mouse, keyboard or controller during gameplay, much like how it functions on PC and Xbox. This substantial improvement adds convenience in mobile gaming as it eliminates the need for an Xbox controller to access various games.

List of Supported Games

The following games support the mouse and keyboard mode on Xbox Cloud Gaming:

  • ARK: Survival Evolved
  • Atomic Heart
  • Cities: Skylines – Mayor’s Edition
  • Cities: Skylines – Remastered
  • Deep Rock Galactic
  • Doom 64
  • Fortnite (exclusive to the browser version)
  • Gears Tactics
  • Grounded
  • Halo Infinite
  • High on Life
  • House Flipper
  • Inkulinati (early access version)
  • 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 (early access version)
  • Zombie Army 4: Dead War

Gaming Advancements & Future Opportunities

Introducing mouse and keyboard support to Xbox Cloud Gaming opens up new possibilities for gamers, allowing them to use their preferred input devices for enhanced comfort and accuracy. Microsoft’s ongoing drive for innovation and service refinement renders cloud gaming more competitive and appealing to a broad audience.

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