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Microsoft is testing keyboard and mouse support in Edge Browser for Xbox – Gaming – News

Microsoft has begun testing full mouse and keyboard support in its Edge browser for Xbox consoles. This support is available in the latest Skip-Ahead alpha release for Xbox Insiders.

Microsoft appears to have started testing this feature on the Xbox version of Edge recently, writes the German website WinFuture. It is still unclear when this feature will be available to all Xbox users. Microsoft started in March Already tested the Chromium version of Edge for Xbox One and Series X and S consoles by Skip-Ahead members. At the start of this test, keyboard and mouse support was still lacking.

Verge Editor Tom Warren posted a video of this feature this week On TwitterAmong other things, it demonstrates that the web version of Microsoft Word works with a keyboard on the Xbox console. Warren Reports too Google Stadia Browser with keyboard and mouse works in Edge browser for Xbox consoles. Mice currently only work in the Edge browser, not other parts of the Xbox OS. Keyboards can actually be used in Xbox menus outside of the Edge browser.

Chromium version of Microsoft Edge on Xbox. Photo via Tom Warren Across Twitter

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