Tuesday, March 16th 2021

HyperX Adds Xbox Series X|S Support to ChargePlay Duo Controller Charging Station

HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced the release of the refreshed HyperX ChargePlayTM Duo Controller Charging Station for Xbox. Tested and approved by Microsoft for guaranteed compatibility with the latest Xbox wireless controllers, the officially licensed ChargePlay Duo is designed to work with both the new Xbox Series X|S and legacy Xbox One wireless controllers. Gamers can fully charge their controllers in under three hours.

An environmentally-friendly accessory for dedicated Xbox gamers, ChargePlay Duo includes two 1400mAh rechargeable battery packs to eliminate the need of buying AA batteries. This new charging station also includes charge-through battery doors for both Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One wireless controllers, allowing users to charge the controller without removing the battery pack.
"We are thrilled to release the refreshed ChargePlay Duo Controller Charging Station to support the latest Xbox wireless controllers," said Andrew Ewing, senior manager console business, HyperX. "Gaming continues to surge in popularity as people find ways to stay entertained and connected at home. The new HyperX charging station ensure users' gear is charged and ready for extended gaming sessions."

ChargePlay Duo offers convenient, quick and secure docking with a weighted compact base and bottom rubber grip pads for stability. The charging station also features individual LED indicators that display the charging status for each controller.

The HyperX ChargePlay Duo Controller Charging Station for Xbox is available for MSRP $39.99 in the U.S on HyperX's Online Shop. For more information on the HyperX ChargePlay Duo Controller Charging Station for Xbox, please visit the HyperX ChargePlay Duo product page.

HyperX ChargePlay Duo Controller Charging Station for Xbox Specifications:

Part Number
Charging Station
  • Gaming platform: Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One
  • Type: Rechargeable Batteries
  • Number of controllers: 2 Xbox Series X|S or Xbox One Wireless Controllers
  • Charge time: 2.5 hours
  • Charging indicators: 2
  • Dimensions:
  • Length: 131.30 mm
  • Width: 119.0 mm
  • Height: 80.5 mm
  • Weight: 200 g
  • Total weight with AC adapter: 350 g
2 Rechargeable Batteries
  • Capacity: 1400 mAh / 3.36 Wh
AC Wall Adapter
  • Input: 100-240 V AC, 50/60Hz, 0.4 A
  • Output: 5 V DC ⎓ 2 A
  • Cable length: 2 m
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Under the terms of the agreement, HP will pay $425M, subject to customary working capital and other adjustments, to acquire HyperX’s gaming peripherals portfolio. Kingston will retain the DRAM, flash, and SSD products for gamers and enthusiasts. The acquisition is expected to be accretive on a non-GAAP basis to HP in the first full year following closing. The transaction is expected to close in calendar Q2 2021, pending regulatory review and other customary closing conditions.

@FreedomEclipse It's not there yet so technically it is still kingston
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