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HyperX Announces Its First Licensed PlayStation®4 Gaming Headset


New HyperX Cloud for PS4 Brings One of the Most Comfortable Headsets
to Console Players

the gaming division of Kingston
Technology Company
, Inc., today announced the HyperX Cloud for
PlayStation®4 (PS4™) gaming headset. Officially licensed by Sony
Interactive Entertainment LLC, the new headset is designed specifically
for PlayStation 4 gamers with complementary PlayStation 4
blue color accents, and HyperX comfort.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

HyperX announces it's first licensed PlayStation®4 gaming headset (Photo: Business Wire)

HyperX announces it's first licensed PlayStation®4 gaming headset (Photo: Business Wire)

HyperX Cloud is platform compatible with PlayStation 4, while offering
53mm drivers for high quality sound, and an aluminum frame for
durability. It also features a detachable microphone for in-game chat
while gaming and can be removed for mobile music, games and video.
Meanwhile, competitive gamers can enjoy HyperX's Signature Memory Foam,
soft leatherette cushions, and an adjustable headband for ultimate

"HyperX is excited to work with an industry leader to deliver our first
PlayStation 4 licensed gaming headset as we seek to expand our support
for the console gaming market," said Andrew Ewing, console products
business manager, HyperX. "Now is a great time to engage a massive
console audience that plays on millions of PlayStation 4 consoles across
North America and Europe."

HyperX is an avid supporter of Esports and the gaming community as it
develops products designed specifically for competitive gamers. HyperX
recently expanded its award-winning lineup with the Cloud
wireless gaming headset, offering up to 30 hours1
of battery life. The new Alloy
Elite RGB
mechanical gaming keyboard offers per key lighting
customization, macros and up to three light profiles, all customizable
through NGenuity
software. The new Pulsefire Surge RGB mouse offers pro-level performance
with up to 16,000 DPI accuracy, featuring dynamic 360o RGB
light effects using NGenuity software. For more information on HyperX
products and availability, please check

HyperX Cloud for the PS4 system is now available at
Best Buy and on Amazon for $79.99 MSRP. For more information on Cloud
for PS4 headsets and updated availability, please visit the HyperX

North America Launch: HX-HCLS-BL/AM - Americas
European Launch:
HX-HCLS-BL/EM - EMEA, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, India


Driver: Dynamic, 53mm with neodymium magnets
Circum-aural, Closed back
Frequency Response: 15Hz–25,000 Hz
41 Ω
Sound pressure level: 95dBSPL/mW at 1kHz
T.H.D.: < 2%
Weight w/ mic: 337g
Cable length and type: Headset (1.3m)
Headset - 3.5mm plug (4 pole)

Element: Electret condenser microphone
pattern: Noise-cancelling
Frequency response: 50Hz-18,000 Hz
-39dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)

About HyperX
is the gaming division of Kingston
Technology Company
, Inc., the world's largest independent memory
manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, and power
users with high-performance components. For 15 years, the HyperX mission
has been to develop gaming products for gamers – high-speed memory,
solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, USB flash drives, and
mouse pads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning
HyperX brand has carved its name atop the leaderboard by consistently
delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics,
performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of pro gamers,
tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because it meets the most
stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class
components. HyperX has shipped over 5 million headsets worldwide.

Join the global #HyperXFamily at,
and learn how HyperX products can enhance your console experience and
boost performance for both you and your PC at
Whatever your skill level, whatever genres you play, we embrace all
gaming enthusiasts everywhere with our core belief — We're All Gamers.


Editor's Note: For additional information or executive
interviews, please contact Mark Tekunoff, Kingston Technology Company,
Inc. 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708,
714-438-2791(Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston's press room here.

Kingston, the Kingston logo and HyperX are registered trademarks of
Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks
may be the property of their respective titleholders.

1 Tested at 50% headset volume

"PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Interactive
Entertainment Inc. "PS4" is a trademark of the same company.

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