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We Go Through The Xbox Games That Support Keyboard And Mouse On Xbox One Specifically

Updated: Jan 11, 2022 2:30 pm
List Of Xbox One Keyboard And Mouse Games

For gamers, the battle between PC and console has always been a contentious one. With platform-exclusive game titles meaning many of us invest in multiple systems, it’s becoming more and more common to see console games, including those for Xbox consoles, playable with a keyboard and mouse instead of a controller.

We all know that cross-platform multiplayer games often see keyboard and mouse players flying past those on controllers. That’s where Xbox keyboard and mouse games come in – you can have the power of a console with the accuracy of your favorite peripherals.

Setting up your keyboard and mouse on your Xbox

If you need help setting up your keyboard and mouse for Xbox One, be sure to check out our video guides below for both Xbox Series X and Xbox One. Or, if you’d prefer, read our written guide.

List of Xbox keyboard and mouse games

Unfortunately, not every Xbox game can be played with a keyboard and mouse, but there is still a pretty nice collection you can take advantage of. What’s more, many of these games are available for free download on both PC and Xbox consoles with a Game Pass subscription. We’ve limited this list to those games that offer full KBM support, while there are a few more that can be played with just keyboard or mouse, such as Octopath Traveler and Untitled Goose Game. It’s also worth noting that you might need a controller to get past initial setup.

Full keyboard and mouse support

  • ARK: Survival Evolved
  • Bomber Crew
  • Boyfriend Dungeon (controller needed for initial set-up)
  • Bridge Constructor: The Walking Dead
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War (controller needed for initial set-up)
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (controller needed for initial set-up)
  • Call of Duty: Vanguard (controller needed for initial set-up)
  • Call of Duty Warzone (controller needed for initial set-up)
  • Deep Rock Galactic
  • Destroy All Humans! (controller needed for initial set-up)
  • DIRT 5
  • DOOM 64 (controller needed for initial set-up)
  • Evil Genius 2: World Domination
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 2
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 3
  • Five Nights at Freddy’s 4
  • Fortnite
  • Gears 5
  • Gears Tactics
  • Grounded
  • Halo Infinite
  • Halo: Master Chief Collection
  • House Flipper
  • Immortals Fenyx Rising
  • Jurassic World Evolution 2
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Metro Exodus
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator
  • Minecraft
  • Myst
  • Outriders
  • PC Building Simulator
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Quake
  • Remnant: From the Ashes
  • Roblox
  • Sea of Thieves
  • Slime Rancher (controller needed for initial set-up)
  • State of Decay 2
  • Terraria
  • The Ascent
  • The Forgotten City
  • The Sims 4
  • Warframe (controller needed for initial set-up)
  • Warhammer: Vermintide II (controller required)

Best Xbox One keyboard and mouse

Whether you’re looking into playing Xbox games with a keyboard and mouse for the first time or looking to upgrade your peripherals, you need to make sure you’ve got the right kit. Take a look at our guide to the best keyboards for Xbox One at the moment. We’re working on one for Xbox Series S|X right now.

Mouse and keyboard Xbox games – The final word

Relative to the amount of Xbox One titles out there, this list is relatively limited, but there are still a fair few games in there, both big and small! Let us know in the comments if you prefer using an Xbox controller or a keyboard and mouse – and which, in your opinion, gives you better in-game performance.

29 thoughts on “Xbox games that support keyboard and mouse”

  1. K

    has anyone been able to actually play Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy with keyboard and mouse? Just doesn’t seem to work or even register at all for me with wireless KB&M (confirmed working on other games like Halo)

  2. Christopher Freeman

    Planet Coaster is mouse and keyboard compatible… I would suggest only using mouse and keyboard with this game.. also flight simulator is mouse and keyboard.

  3. Chris

    What about GTAV??.. I recently started to try different games on my Xbox one with keyboard and mouse. It’s challenging but it makes gaming a LOT more fun!

  4. i love mouse and keyboard but you guys have to add dying light if possible

  5. Aiden

    you should add black ops 4 cuz some of those games are trash

  6. Stix

    Key board and mouse is way better than controller

    • Jimmy

      Will I be able to play cyberpunk on Xbox one with a keyboard and mouse? Because I just pre-ordered the game but I’m mainly play games with K&M and not with controller. So is it possible??

  7. doomslayer

    Doom 64 suports keyboard and mouse

  8. Ross

    DayZ should also be on this list btw

  9. BOB

    Can you play last gen Call of Duty, like COD 2 and 3 (The WW2 games), with a mouse and keyboard? I am referencing the campaigns only.

  10. InfiniteYTT

    I’m on console now but I’m planning to make a switch to PC… what’s killing me is that idk what keyboard or mouse should I buy, I really need some advice

    • Conner

      I suggest the ducky one 2 mini and the glorious model o they are 150$ together and are very good

    • Gray

      Apex pro tkl keyboard for sure

    • Poo

      G19 bloodcat mouse and keyboard is amazing and can be found on eBay for just £17.89

    • chase

      you mean the price isn’t killing you!

    • NotDisaplin

      the k55 corsair is a good one for starters

    • Jason

      I Just use the harpoon rgb Corsair mouse, and a Logitech k20 keyboard

    • Jay

      If I were you I would get a razer huntsman mini and a Logitech g pro wireless

    • Ethan

      I run the razer black widow elete and the deathadder V. 2, they’re a lil expensive yes but they work wonderfully, and especially since the mouse has adjustable sensitivity

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  12. Leo

    Is really sad that there is not a mouse and keyboard support for offline games like far cry…

      • Daiaoth

        Space Engineers should be on this list.

  13. Grem

    Why is ATLAS on here but ARK: Survival Evolved not? That game is older and also M&K compatibile.

    • Milorad

      You can play ark on xbox one with mouse and keyboard just press up arrow and settings button and you will play with mouse and keyboard

      • Dhruv

        Really ark with keyboard

      • Tank

        Black ops cold war
        Allows keyboard and mouse support.

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