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Modern Warfare 2: How To Use Mouse & Keyboard On PS5 And Xbox

Wondering how to use Mouse and Keyboard in your PS5 and Xbox on CoD Modern Warfare 2? Read our guide to find out.
Modern Warfare 2: How To Use Mouse & Keyboard On PS5 And Xbox

The latest entry in the Call of Duty franchise, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, is now available across all platforms. Like most AAA live-service multiplayer titles, Modern Warfare 2 supports crossplay and cross-progression.

Another noteworthy feature that Modern Warfare 2 surprisingly has is the Mouse & Keyboard support on PS5 and Xbox consoles. If you're someone who wants to play the latest CoD on consoles with your trusty old Mouse and Keyboard, you're in luck. Read our guide to find out how to use these in Modern Warfare 2.

Modern Warfare 2 Mouse and Keyboard Support Explained

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Modern Warfare 2 on consoles has seamless Mouse and Keyboard support. (Picture: Activision)

Thankfully, using Mouse and Keyboard in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 is very easy. First, plug in both the peripheral devices in the USB ports on the front or back of your PS5 and Xbox devices.

You don't have to install any complex software to make the Keyboard and Mouse work in MW 2. 
Boot up the game, go to Settings, and select the Controller option. When here, change the input device to Mouse and Keyboard, and the devices will start functioning smoothly in the campaign and multiplayer game modes.

And that's pretty much it. Following the steps above should allow you to have a PC CoD experience on your consoles. Thankfully, Modern Warfare 2 isn't the only Call of Duty game to have full Mouse and Keyboard support on consoles. Titles like Black Ops Cold War, Modern Warfare, Vanguard, and Warzone also have this feature.

While Activision has yet to confirm officially, it's very likely that the upcoming Warzone 2.0 will also have Mouse and Keyboard support on modern consoles.

That concludes our guide on how to use a Mouse and Keyboard in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2.

For more Call of Duty news, be sure to check out our dedicated section or some of our MW2 Guides & Tutorials below:

Modern Warfare 2 Guides - Jack Links Skin Unlock All Operators Check Server Status Get Twitch Drops Post-Credit Scene Explained Unlock Gold Camo Get Burger Town Operator MGB Nuke Unlock Every Weapon All KillstreaksSafe Code Locations  

Modern Warfare 2 Fixes & Issues-Best NVIDIA GeForce Drivers Dev Error 6036 MW2 Missing Items Unlimited Tactical Sprint Bug Stuck On Installing Bug Display Name Not Allowed Bug

Modern Warfare 2 Loadouts - Best Weapon Tier ListBest M4 LoadoutBest PDSW 528 Loadout 

Featured image courtesy of Activision


For more Call of Duty news, be sure to check out our dedicated section or some of our MW2 Guides & Tutorials below:

Modern Warfare 2 Guides - Jack Links Skin Unlock All Operators Check Server Status Get Twitch Drops Post-Credit Scene Explained Unlock Gold Camo Get Burger Town Operator MGB Nuke Unlock Every Weapon All KillstreaksSafe Code Locations | Check KD Ratio | XP Farm Trick | Chopper Gun Glitch | Weapon Tuning | Change Name Color | Hardcore Tier 1 Mode Turn Off Crossplay | Steam Deck | Raid: Atomgrad | How To Play "Support A Team" | Unlock Orion Camo | Aim Assist Settings

Modern Warfare 2 Fixes & Issues- Best NVIDIA GeForce Drivers Dev Error 6036 MW2 Missing Items Unlimited Tactical Sprint Bug Stuck On Installing Bug Display Name Not Allowed Bug | Gold Camo Not Unlocking | Voice Chat Not Working| Display FPS Counter

Best Modern Warfare 2 Loadouts -  Best Weapon Tier List | M4 Loadout PDSW 528 Loadout | TAQ-V Loadout | M4 Loadout | Fennec 45 | No Recoil M4 Loadout | SA-B 50 Loadout | Kastov-74U Loadout