Xbox One mouse support is available in preview

We hope you like playing 'Warframe.'

An important part of the Xbox One's mouse and keyboard support is now in place for some players -- namely, the mouse part. Members of the Alpha Skip Ahead and Beta programs can try mouse support through a Quest in the Xbox Insider Hub. You'll be limited to Warframe, but this gives you a chance to see how the full mouse-plus-keyboard combo works in practice ahead of the finished release.

The feature doesn't require any specific hardware. Like before, Microsoft is also promising optional, game-by-game compatibility rather than universal support. It's trying to walk a fine line where it offers advanced control for some games without providing an unfair advantage in competitive multiplayer scenarios. You probably won't play some of the hottest online shooters with a mouse and keyboard, but you might have a much easier time in cooperative games and solo titles.