HyperX Launches PlayStation-Styled Cloud Stinger Core Wireless Headset

It comes in a new white color scheme, and works on PC too.

Official asset provided by HyperX.

he impressive summer roll-out of new HyperX products continues with a refreshed design for their Cloud Stinger Core Wireless model. This is a closed-back, wireless-only gaming headset with an attached microphone that sells for $79.99 (official product page here).

It’s a light cosmetic refresh of a design that’s also available in black. I rather enjoyed this headset’s big brother, the Cloud Stinger Wireless, when I reviewed it last year. The Core model uses cloth-covered ear pads and a slightly smaller driver inside, but it otherwise offers the same feature set with up to 17 hours of battery life. The Stinger lineup targets those who want to maximize value, and want a good solid gaming headset with all the basic features you need.

USB-C is finally becoming the standard for headset charging. Official asset provided by HyperX.

If you’re a fan of USB-C, you’ll be pleased to discover that this new model has a USB-C charging port. It also has a new white and blue color scheme that’s in line with PlayStation branding, and should match the PS5 quite well when it launches later this year.

You can see the whole gargantuan family of different Cloud Stinger products here, and the press release for this new model is just below.

HyperX Announces Cloud Stinger Core Wireless Gaming Headset

Stylish White Gaming-Grade Wireless Headset for PlayStation and PC

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif Aug. 17, 2020HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced the release of the HyperX Cloud Stinger Core wireless gaming headset. Featuring a 2.4GHz wireless connection and stand-out white color scheme, the new Cloud Stinger Core wireless gaming headset is powered by 40mm drivers designed to deliver immersive sound with clear mids, highs and an impactful bass.

“HyperX strives to bring reliable and affordable gaming products that offer the best experience for console gamers,” said Andrew Ewing, console products business manager, HyperX. “The Cloud Stinger Core wireless gaming headset offers users a stylish white color scheme that delivers the comfort and style inherent in HyperX products.”

The Cloud Stinger Core wireless gaming headset utilizes a lightweight design, weighing just 275 grams, and offers soft earcup cushions for comfort during long gaming sessions. This PS4 and PC-compatible headset offers a range of usability features including convenient volume controls located on the earcup, a swivel-to-mute noise-canceling microphone, and adjustable steel sliders.

The HyperX Cloud Stinger Core wireless gaming headset offers a cord-free experience with a range of 12 meters and battery life up to 17 hours1.


The HyperX Cloud Core wireless gaming headset is available for $79.99 MSRP through HyperX’s Online Shop. For more information on the HyperX Cloud Stinger Core wireless gaming headset global availability, please visit the HyperX Cloud Stinger Core wireless gaming headset product page.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, HyperX may experience some product and shipping delays. HyperX is taking every possible measure to work with partners to minimize the impact on its customers and ensure product availability and timely delivery.

HyperX Cloud Stinger Core Wireless Gaming Headset Specifications:

Part Number



Driver: Dynamic, 40mm with Neodymium magnets

Type: Close-back

Frequency response: 20–20kHz

Impedance: 16 ohms

Sound pressure level: 95.5dBSPL,1mW at 1kHz

T.H.D: ≦2%

Battery life: up to 17 hours

Wireless Range: 2.4Ghz — Up to 12 meters (open field)


Element: Electret condenser microphone.

Polar pattern: Uni-directional, Noise-cancelling

Frequency response: 50Hz-18kHz

1Tested at 50% headphone volume.

About HyperX

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, PC, console and mobile power users with high-performance components. For 16 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for all types of gamers — high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, charging accessories for console players, USB flash drives, and mousepads — to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand is known for consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and over-clockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components. HyperX has shipped over 65 million memory modules, 10 million gaming headsets and one million keyboards worldwide.

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

Website: http://www.hyperxgaming.com/

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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.

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