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HyperX reveals $130 Cloud Alpha S headset with 7.1 surround sound

HyperX shows off its new Cloud Alpha S at Gamescom 2019.

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Published Mon, Aug 19 2019 11:32 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:47 AM CST

Gamescom 2019 - HyperX just revealed its new $130 Cloud Alpha headset that rocks virtual 7.1 surround sound for more immersive gaming and entertainment experiences.

HyperX reveals $130 Cloud Alpha S headset with 7.1 surround sound | TweakTown.com

HyperX's new Cloud Alpha S resembles the original Alpha design, which in itself is basically akin to the excellent HyperX Cloud II model. It's a wired headset that features dual-chamber tech for more realistic sounds across multiple frequencies, but the main selling point is the virtual 7.1 surround sound coupled with some nifty additions like on-the-fly base adjustment sliders.

Like the former model, the Cloud Alpha S sports a built-in mic with noise-cancelling tech and a comfortable design, complete with foam ear cups. It also sports an external sound card box just like the Cloud II, and can detach to plug directly into devices like mobile phones.

"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."

Full specs weren't released, and the HyperX Cloud Alpha S will cost $129.

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Derek is absorbed with the intersection of technology and gaming, and is always looking forward to new advancements. With over six years in games journalism under his belt, Derek aims to further engage the gaming sector while taking a peek under the tech that powers it. He hopes to one day explore the stars in No Man's Sky with the magic of VR.

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