You can use your Xbox controller with your PC so why can’t you use your mouse and keyboard with your Xbox? Well, if some tweets by Xbox head Phil Spencer are anything to go by, you’ll be able to do just that very soon. According to Spencer, Xbox One-compatible mice and keyboards “aren’t far away.” Considering how Windows 10 users can now stream Xbox one games to their PC, the console is becoming more like a PC everyday.
The advent of streaming games from your Xbox One to Windows 10 PCs has prompted some people to ask whether streaming in the opposite direction might one day be possible. While responding to queries on Twitter, Xbox czar Phil Spencer said that while Windows-to-Xbox streaming is certainly intriguing to him, it’s not in the cards for the foreseeable future while they still work out the particulars of Xbox-to-Windows. However the conversation also brought up the possibility of keyboard and mouse compatibility with the Xbox One, which would be a prerequisite for streaming from Windows. Spencer said intriguingly that those “aren’t far away.” Keyboards already work with Microsoft’s console, so only the mouse would need to be added.