HyperX Now Official Licensed Headset for Xbox One 1
HyperX, a division of Kingston Technology, the independent world leader in memory products, today announced an agreement with Microsoft to be an official
licensed headset partner for Xbox
One
. HyperX CloudX Pro
Gaming Headset will ship in late Q2 2016. When the HyperX Cloud Series launched
in 2014, it was aimed squarely at PC gamers. HyperX CloudX is the company’s
first foray into the gaming console market as it plugs directly into Xbox One
controllers with a 3.5mm port.
Based on the
award-winning HyperX Cloud II
design, HyperX CloudX brings a new level of audio performance to console gamers.
It delivers every gunshot, explosion and dialogue in crystal-clear sound via
large 53mm drivers. HyperX CloudX has convenient in-line volume controls and uses
memory foam ear cushions as well as a soft leather-padded headband with custom
stitching for enhanced comfort and style. The over-the-ear, closed-cup design
helps block out ambient noise for a more immersive game experience. HyperX
CloudX also features a detachable microphone and comes with a hard shell carrying
case to protect the headset when traveling or not in use. Further product details will be
provided when it ships in late Q2.
“We are proud to work
with Microsoft on their Xbox One gaming platform and bring our headset
expertise to the console world,” said Ann Bai, Sales Director, APAC Region,
HyperX. “We have always known we would enter the gaming console market since releasing
our first headset for PC gamers almost two years ago. There are natural
synergies between our two companies as HyperX has a strong PC presence and the
Xbox One console provides deeper integration with PC gaming via the Xbox App on
Windows 10.”
HyperX
is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology encompassing
high-speed DDR4 and DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives, and gaming accessories. Targeted at gamers, overclockers and
enthusiasts, HyperX is known throughout the world for quality, performance and
innovation. HyperX is committed to eSports as it sponsors over 25 teams globally and is the main sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters. HyperX can be found at many shows including China
Joy
, PAX, Davao Cyber Expo, and TGS & Big Fest.
For more information, please
visit the HyperX home page.
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