Xbox One Live Creators Program Brings Keyboard And Mouse Support
Microsoft announced at GDC 2017 that Xbox Live Creators Program is designed to make it more accessible for developers to release games title for Xbox One. Microsoft also offered up some more details about the kind of Windows features that can be permitted on the Xbox One as a result of the new application. One thing for sure is that it will give support to keyboard and mouse use.
Andrew Parsons, the senior program manager of Microsoft game developers division, took to the stage on day one of the Build Conference 2017 for a session “State of play: Modern game development.” He said that the new Xbox Live Creators Program will give developers the capability to enable all Windows features on the Xbox One console and this includes full keyboard support. Thanks to those “at least two” developers who requested Parsons about the possibility of implementing keyboard support, because of that the program manager made sure to include this knowledge in his presentation.
According to DigitalTrends, these new functions could offer huge benefits to specific sectors of the development community. Studios that specialize in genres and styles of games that tend to rely on keyboard control schemes, such as real-time strategy games, could be really profitable with this. Players who are dreaming for the support for mouse and keyboard while they are playing is now coming true.
On the other hand, there is one major obstruction that could hinder the process of offering keyboard and mouse support on the Xbox One. According to James Yarrow, one of the Microsoft engineers who also took part in the day 1 session of the conference, noted that support for mouse “probably won’t work.” However, this is just a presumption, Microsoft promised they will do their best to make this new functions reliable.
As reported by Games Radar, there's no telling when this update will make it to the Xbox One. One thing for sure is that the groundwork is now being laid. Meaning, anytime soon, both keyboard and mouse support will come to all console owners.
Find Out All The Xbox Games With Gold You Can Get For Free This Coming July
Microsoft is again offering a number of Xbox Games with Gold for free this coming July. There are at least four free games that Xbox Live Gold subscribers will be able to enjoy this coming month.
Surface Book vs Surface Pro vs Surface Laptop: A Guide To Buying Microsoft Computer
There are cheaper computers out there. But if you want one that combines the premium quality of an Apple device with the flexibility and touchscreen of a Windows 10 laptop, you should check out the Surface line first.
Cortana Is Now Ready To Replace Google Assistant On Your Android Phone
To those who would like to give the app a try, the latest version of Cortana for Android can be downloaded from Google Play. To those who already have the app installed, expect the update to arrive any time now.
Is Microsoft Developing A Game Similar To Horizon Zero Dawn?
There are rumors suggesting that Microsoft might be developing a game similar to Horizon Zero Dawn. Recent developments seem to indicate this possibility.
Microsoft Surface Laptop and Surface Pro Deemed As A 'Glue-filled Monstrosity', Proves They're Nearly Impossible To Repair
Both the Surface Pro and Surface laptop have now gone under the knife in iFixit's obligatory tech teardown.
MORE IN ITECHPOST
'Tokyo Ghoul' Season 3 Delayed By Its Live-Action Movie? Ken Kenaki Returns With Another Identity?
"Tokyo Ghoul" season 3's release is delayed and there are countless speculations as to why it is being pushed back. Reports claim that the show is to give way to "One Punch Man" and "My Hero Acdemia" but new rumors say that it's lack of materials and storyline as well as its live-action movie are causing the delay.
Overwatch Latest News: Blizzard Releases Doomfist Progression Update On PTR
The latest Overwatch news indicates that Blizzard has just released the Doomfist Progression update on PTR. Among other things, new cosmetics will be added to this new character.
'Dragon Ball Super' Spoilers: Android 18 Vs Frost? Krillin Disqualified, Angels Hinted To Be Villains
Latest updates and spoilers for "Dragon Ball Super" reveal that Android 18 will be going against Frost. Meanwhile, it seems like the angels are scheming something behind the Tournament of Power.