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HyperX Announces Cloud Alpha S Headset

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The HyperX Cloud series of headsets have been well reviewed and have sold quite well, Today HyperX announced their new high end Cloud gaming headset the Alpha S which aims to improve on an already successful design.

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced the HyperX Cloud AlphaTM S gaming headset at Gamescom. The new addition to HyperX’s gaming headset line-up presents bass adjustment sliders allowing for three levels of bass tuning and HyperX custom-tuned virtual 7.1 surround sound1 that envelops a listener with full audio for intense gaming immersion.

The Cloud Alpha S includes dual chamber technology delivering accurate in-game sound with incredible range, tone and timbre.  The dual chambers allow the Cloud Alpha S to tune base separate from the mid and high frequencies, creating a dynamic sound that makes games, music and movies more realistic and immersive. The Cloud Alpha S offers all the design and sound quality features as the HyperX Cloud Alpha while enhancing the listening experience with 7.1 surround sound and mixing capabilities.

“We are excited to expand our line of HyperX peripherals with the Cloud Alpha S gaming headset,” said Julien Millet, business manager, HyperX EMEA. “Offering users a 7.1 virtual surround sound headset that has all the comfort and style of the original HyperX Cloud Alpha. The new Alpha S gives gamers precise sound and intuitive control features to enjoy fully immersive soundscapes.”

The Cloud Alpha S boasts signature HyperX comfort with premium memory foam ear cushions, an extra breathable leatherette and a durable aluminium frame. The headset also comes equipped with a detachable noise cancellation mic, braided cable, spare set of fabric ear cushions and travel bag.

Availability

HyperX Cloud Alpha S will be available through HyperX’s network of retail and e-tail outlets.  HyperX Cloud Alpha S Gaming Headset – Available in Q4 at $129.99 MSRP

Niche Gamer’s Take: While rather expensive the headset allows adjustment for base and treble and the dual chamber design is a more premium feature, it also packs a braided cable and detachable mic which is always nice for long term use. This upgraded model does come at around $30 more than the previous model though.

Allen Watts

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