HyperX Announces New Cloud Revolver Gaming Headset Available for Pre-Order

Kingston’s HyperX division has announced today that its latest gaming headset, the Cloud Revolver, will be available for pre-order on April 1, 2016. Pricing information is curiously absent from the press release, but the headset should fall in the $75 – $150 range, which is an estimate based on previous HyperX branded gaming headsets.

You can check out all of the features of the new headset below, which is also the official headset sponsor for the MLG CS:GO championships being held in Columbus, OH this upcoming weekend. Make sure to check Amazon or Best Buy on Friday to pre-order the Cloud Revolver if you like what you see below. The headset will ship on May 9, 2016.

HyperX Cloud Revolver Features and Specifications:

  • Studio-grade sound stage:HyperX Cloud Revolver has a wider audio range that creates depth and width for optimal audio precision and a competitive edge. You’ll hear your opponents’ location more accurately from further away. Its larger sound stage is ideal for FPS and open environment gameplay and for a concert hall-like experience when listening to music.
  • Next-generation directional 50mm drivers:Refined 50mm directional drivers are positioned parallel to the ears for a clean, crisp sound with enhanced bass. The drivers direct the sound into the ear for precise audio positioning.
  • Signature HyperX award-winning memory foam:Red memory foam is visible from back of the ear cups to differentiate HyperX from its competitors. The higher quality, dense foam signifies HyperX award winning comfort and quality while providing ultimate comfort during prolonged gaming sessions.
  • 2M audio control box extension with stereo and mic plugs:HyperX Cloud Revolver comes with a 2 meter audio control box extension with stereo and mic plugs for PC. It’s ideal for use with the on-board sound card.
  • Durable steel frame:Designed in Germany, HyperX Cloud Revolver has a solid-steel frame for long-lasting durability and stability.
  • Detachable noise-cancellation microphone:The removable microphone boom makes it easy to plug in for gaming or unplug to listen to music. It features a flexible design and custom mic positioning.
  • Multi-platform compatibility:HyperX Cloud Revolver is compatible with PC, Xbox One™1, PS4™, Wii U™, Mac® and Mobile2 so you can use one headset for PC and console gaming.
  • TeamSpeak certified:TeamSpeak™ certifies the voice quality to be clear and crisp with excellent sound quality. No audible echoes, background noises or voice distortions were detected in tests. Other compatible chat clients include Discord, Skype™, Ventrilo, Mumble and RaidCall.


  • Driver:Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets
  • Type:Circumaural, Closed back
  • Frequency response:12Hz–28,000 Hz
  • Impedance:30 Ω
  • Sound Pressure Level:104.5dBSPL/mW at 1kHz
  • T.H.D.:< 2%
  • Input Power:Rated 30mW, Maximum 500mW
  • Weight:360g
  • Weight w/ mic and cable:376g
  • Cable length and type:Headset (1m) + Audio Control Box (2m)
  • Connection:Headset – 3.5mm plug (4 pole) + Audio Control Box – 3.5mm stereo and mic plugs


  • Element:Electret condenser microphone
  • Polar pattern:Uni-directional, Noise-canceling
  • Frequency response:50Hz–18,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity:-40dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)

1 Adapter required for Xbox One™ controllers with no 3.5mm port. (Adapter sold separately).

2 Compatible with devices with CTIA standard connectors.

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