At Gamescom, Germany, HyperX announced the Cloud Alpha S gaming headset; featuring a custom-tuned HyperX 7.1 surround sound and dual chamber technology. It also comes with a detachable noise cancelling microphone and will come with a manufacturer retail price of $129.99 USD. Unfortunately, it’s not going to be available in the following days or weeks to come. It’s expected to hit store shelves by Q4 of 2019. Check out more details from the official news release below.
HyperX Showcases the Cloud Alpha S Gaming Headset
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 lineup presents bass adjustment sliders allowing for three levels of bass fine-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 Marcus Hermann, senior business manager, HyperX. “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 aluminum frame. The headset also comes equipped with a detachable noise cancellation mic, braided cable, spare set of fabric ear cushions and travel bag.
HyperX Cloud Alpha S Pricing and Availability
HyperX Cloud Alpha S gaming headset will be available in Q4 of 2019 and will come with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $129.99.