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Modern Warfare 3: How To Use Mouse & Keyboard On PS5 And Xbox

Console players want to even the playing field by using mouse and keyboard in Modern Warfare 3. Here's what you need to know.
Modern Warfare 3: How To Use Mouse & Keyboard On PS5 And Xbox

In Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3, there are many players out there trying to customize their experience. Namely, with how they control their Operator. In Modern Warfare 2, console players could use a mouse and keyboard. But is it possible to use a keyboard and mouse in Modern Warfare 3?

Can You Play Modern Warfare 3 On PS5 & Xbox With Mouse And Keyboard?

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Console players are starting to use mouse and keyboard for Modern Warfare 3. (Picture: Activision)

Yes, it is possible to use a mouse and keyboard on PS5 and Xbox for Modern Warfare 3. The game fully supports using a mouse and keyboard no matter which platform the player is on. The key is to set it up. Thankfully, the PS5 and Xbox consoles do not need any add-ons to use this controller scheme. Just plug in the mouse and keyboard to the console and it should work automatically.

Once it is plugged in, go to the MW3 main menu and hit settings. From there, hit the keyboard and mouse menu. Players should see the Aiming Input Device option at the very top. Switch it from controller to mouse. Once that's done, players should be able to jump into a game and be fully able to use mouse and keyboard on their console.

Should You Use Mouse And Keyboard On PS5 And Xbox In Modern Warfare 3?

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There are many advantages of using a mouse and keyboard in Modern Warfare 3 on PS5 and Xbox. (Picture: Activision)

Over a long period of time, it has been a near-universal fact that mouse and keyboard are better to use for FPS games compared to controllers. It's generally easier to aim. So if players want to make their Modern Warfare 3 experience easier, they should switch over to mouse and keyboard.

If players turn off crossplay while on the console and they are using the mouse and keyboard, then the game just becomes that much easier. They will be matched up with players who are likely using controllers while having the better aim with a mouse and keyboard.