Xbox One HyperX CloudX Pro Gaming Headset Now Shipping

Gaming / Gaming Hardware / Xbox

We introduced you to the Xbox One HyperX CloudX Pro Gaming Headset when the high-performance product division of Kingston Technologies announced it’s partnership with Microsoft back in January. The company announced earlier today that the latest addition to the HyperX Cloud family is now shipping.

“The HyperX Cloud family has gained notoriety for its comfort, quality and value add,” said Lawrence Yang, HyperX global business manager. “We have designed CloudX with the same award winning features and added console conveniences and premium accessories all while keeping gamer’s budgets in mind to maintain an exceptional price point.”

The HyperX CloudX for Xbox One is based on the HyperX Cloud II design, offering great comfort and fully immersive audio, memory foam ear cushions and headband, and crystal clear sound through its 53mm drivers. The CloudX is also certified by TeamSpeak™ and compatibility with Discord, Skype™, Ventrilo, Mumble and RaidCall all equal an improved chat experience. The HyperX CloudX has an in-line audio control, detachable noise-cancelling microphone, and it’s durable silver aluminum frame and matte black finish complements the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller.

HyperX CloudX Features and Specifications:

  • Official Xbox™ licensed headset: Tested and approved by Microsoft, HyperX CloudX works with Xbox Elite wireless controllers and other Xbox One controllers with a 3.5mm stereo headset jack. With additional Windows compatibility, it comes with a 2M PC extension cable with stereo and mic plugs.
  • In-line audio control: Conveniently adjust volume and mute microphone right on the cable, with no need to go into console settings to adjust headset sound.
  • Hard shell carrying case: HyperX CloudX comes with a handy, hard shell carrying case to protect it and make it easy to take with you, wherever you game.
  • Award-winning total comfort: Its 100% memory foam ear cushions with padded leatherette headband give you the ultimate in comfort, even when you’re gaming for hours on end.
  • Immersive in-game audio: Lose yourself in the game with HyperX Cloud’s award-winning audio performance featuring crystal-clear low, mid and high tones and a closed cup design for environmental noise isolation. HyperX Cloud is HiFi capable, with 53mm drivers.
  • Detachable noise-cancellation microphone: The removable microphone boom is easy to plug in for gaming or unplug to listen to music. Its flexible design allows for custom mic positioning.
  • Durable aluminum frame: Its solid aluminum frame gives HyperX Cloud long-lasting stability and durability.
  • Interchangeable ear cups: Two sets of cushions allow for different textural comfort against the ear. The velour cushions provide breathable comfort and open sound, while the leatherette cushions reduce surrounding noises.


  • Driver: Dynamic, 53mm with neodymium magnets
  • Type: Circumaural, Closed back
  • Frequency response: 15Hz–25,000Hz
  • Impedance: 60Ω
  • Sound pressure level: 98dBSPL/mW at 1kHz
  • T.H.D.: < 2%
  • Input power: Rated 150mW, Maximum 300mW
  • Weight: 309g
  • Weight w/ mic and cable: 322g
  • Cable length and type: Headset (1.3m) + PC extension cable (2m)
  • Connection: Headset – 3.5mm plug (4 pole) + PC extension cable and mic plugs


  • Element: Electret condenser microphone
  • Polar pattern: Uni-directional, Noise-canceling
  • Frequency response: 50Hz–18,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: -39dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)

HyperX CloudX ships with interchangeable velour ear cups, a 2M PC extension cable, and a hard shell carrying case. It has an MSRP of $99.99USD and is available now in the U.S. at Best Buy and GameStop.

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