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post #1 of 10
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Has anyone tried it yet? I was thinking of hooking up my Keyboard/Moues to PS3 and running PS3 off my monitor.

I've heard it works, can anyone confirm, with what games they've tested?
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post #2 of 10
it works already, grab some USB keyboard & mouse.
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post #3 of 10
Both worked fine for me. Keyboard makes it easy to type in info when registering your PS3 and a mouse makes it easy when browsing the net. Just plug them in and you're ready to go.
    
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what games do they work for? Fear? COD3?
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what games do they work for? Fear? COD3?
I guess none
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post #6 of 10
To use ingame there is an adapter you have to use for your keyboard/mouse, gota find where it was though.

You can't use a normal one out of the dash tho.
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post #7 of 10
You can use a USB keyboard to control the XMB, with the "Enter" button replacing "X" on the SIXAXIS, you can also use the keyboard in place of the SIXAXIS any time the text entry box (numbers, letters or predictive text ones) such as in the pre-game lobby in Resistance, just press R2 on the controller to open the text entry box and type away with the keyboard.

As for actually being used in games, I haven't seen any applications and it is especially doubtful in Resistance as I believe Insomniac said they did not want to allow this and create an unbalanced playing field.

Actually installing the USB keyboard is a simple plug and play affair (at least the one I tried) so no worries there.
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post #8 of 10
yeah, all usb mice and keyboards are plug and play, i used a mouse just fine. i heard they were having some trouble with bluetooth mice/keyboards though, not sure if that got resolved.
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post #9 of 10
Yeah, the plug and play portion of the question is a little obvious, but whilest in-game they 'deactivate' so unless you bought that attachment that lets you use the snazzy keyboard/mouse combo, normal keyboards/mouse won't work. Its a 3rd party company.
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post #10 of 10
No game supports the Mouse or keyboard yet, The first game to be supported will be unreal tournament.
    
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