Microsoft have been considering Keyboard and mouse support for their Xbox consoles for a while now. Seen as part of their Play Anywhere programme, this possibility should interest us on PC, both because it encourages developers to make games with our preferred input in mind and because it could add many players to the pool for cross-platform games. At E3 today, we spoke to Microsoft's vice president of Xbox and Windows gaming, Mike Ybarra, about their progress.
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Here's what Ybarra told us:
“Still the plan is to bring keyboard and mouse to the console. When we think about that, we have to give a lot of developer choice, but also be very mindful, because in the competitive space if you go keyboard and mouse against a controller you naturally have an advantage with the precision of that input.