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HyperX Achieves 20 Million Gaming Headsets Shipping Milestone


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HyperX, the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and e-sports, today announced it has shipped over 20 million gaming headsets since launching HyperX Cloud gaming headsets in April 2014. Underscoring an unwavering commitment to provide comfortable gear for hours of gameplay, HyperX has developed a full line of headsets that deliver high quality sound and performance for gaming, listening to music, watching videos, and chatting. With gaming headsets designed to work with PCs, consoles and mobile devices, HyperX is a leader in the audio gaming market.

"Since the launch of the first HyperX gaming headset in 2014, we've steadily evolved our designs and selection of products to become an industry leader for quality, comfort, and sound," said Paul Leaman, Vice-President, HyperX EMEA. "As competitive and casual gaming continues to gain popularity across PCs, consoles, and mobile platforms, we strive to further advance our headsets to new levels and look forward to delivering the next 20 million high quality headphones to discerning customers worldwide."

HyperX offers a variety of PC, console and wireless headsets to deliver best-in-class products designed to enhance the gaming experience. HyperX's line of Cloud gaming headsets provides superior performance, comfort and quality designed to meet the most rigorous demands of all gamers. Highlighting support for the e-sports community and delivering professional-grade gaming gear for both PC and console gamers, HyperX is celebrating a range of product and company milestones, including:
  • 2014 First Gaming Headset with Comfort in Mind - the HyperX Cloud
  • 2015 HyperX Cloud II with USB Audio Control Box and Virtual 7.1 Surround Sound
  • 2016 First Official Xbox Licensed CloudX; CloudX Pro Gaming Headset
  • 2017 Next-Generation Cloud Alpha Gaming Headset with Dual Chamber Technology
  • 2018 Cloud MIX Gaming Headset with Bluetooth Technology
  • 2019 HyperX Adds Officially Licensed PlayStation 4 Gaming Headsets
  • 2020 HyperX Cloud Revolver Gaming Headset with 7.1 Surround Sound
  • 2021 HP Acquires HyperX; Achieves 20 Million Gaming Headsets Shipping Milestone
Since launching its first gaming headsets in 2014, HyperX has expanded its Cloud gaming headset product line-up to include a variety of PC, console, and wireless gaming headsets for a range of gaming needs and applications. The HyperX brand is recognized for delivering high-quality products, including gaming headsets, keyboards, mice, mouse pads, and microphones.

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If any of you guys are going to buy HyperX headset, DON'T. The plastic headband piece breaks apart while the headset itself is fine and dandy

While the HyperX Cloud I and II's use this old design, the newer Flight design has the same flaw: the shit quality plastic

It’s heart-breaking tbh. The audio is still good and build quality is not that shit out of the box. But over time the plastic can't handle the tension by the metal fork/handle and will deteriorate.
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If any of you guys are going to buy HyperX headset, DON'T. The plastic headband piece breaks apart while the headset itself is fine and dandy

While the HyperX Cloud I and II's use this old design, the newer Flight design has the same flaw: the shit quality plastic

I can't speak for the Cloud I/II serie but I do have a cheaper Stinger since late 2018 and its still in 1 piece with no cracks even and works with no issues.
Earcups are a bit worn out but that was to be expected after this much use + I'm also wearing glasses with it.

For the ~60 $ I paid for it back then I'm satisfied with it, I wouldn't call it world leading comfort during the first 1+ month 'it was bad' but after my head got used to it its fine.
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Ever since Kingston sold hyperX to HP, I just do not value hyperX same as before but it is me.


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Its funny that I click on this thread laughing to myself about "If they are anything like the ones I bought for my kid" and the first pic I see is a busted pair lol. Yeah not surprised they sold so many, I did not buy another from that brand to replace them.. They did sound ok though and I was kinda choked they broke so easy. But he is a kid, and it happens sometimes. For him it was the mic. Then I got too close to his Xbox headphones that he got for his birthday with my Dyson and it pulled the wire clean off to the headset. Instant tears. Was an expensive day thanks to the shortages..
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Why? How?! Then again, people ate up Beats as well. At least with HyperX people aren't paying exorbitant prices because a washed up rapper endorsed them. :p
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The Cloud was AMAZING when it launched, great sound quality for every use case, unlike other at the time which had average sound but with bass up to 11, also the unboxing experience was very cool, felt like was opening an expensive sennhiers.

Cant believe they launched all the way back in early 2014, they continue to be a good recommendation even today!

Happy to see them continue to be well regarded, they were also advertised on Free Guy 2021 movie!

I hope HP takes what Kingston did with Hyper X and builds over that, not cutting costs for more profits