The Xbox-Shaped Hole in HyperX’s Headset Lineup

HyperX CloudX Stinger Core Wireless headset sitting on a laptop on a desk.
Photo taken by the author.

Microsoft charges an extra licensing fee to companies that want to put out a wireless peripheral for their consoles. The Xbox console family uses a special high bandwidth wireless protocol based on wi-fi direct, and as such products made for other consoles and PCs don’t have automatic Xbox compatibility. This proprietary tech…



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