Having decent audio quality is key to being fully immersed in your favorite game, but wearing a heavy headset can be as much a distraction as it is a benefit at times. As the name suggests, the over-ear HyperX Cloud gaming headphones prioritize comfort with a lightweight design and memory foam ear cups to keep you playing longer. They regularly sell for $80 but are down to just $50 in colorways to match your PlayStation or Xbox loyalties right now.
The cans offer noise-isolation thanks to the over-ear design and have a detachable microphone for in-game trash talking. The 53mm drivers produce powerful sound with enhanced bass reproduction and crystal-clear highs. The cable is braided for durability and also has in-line audio control for easy adjustments. Despite the themed designs, they are actually compatible with any device that has a 3.5mm input — so they'll work just fine with a PC, Nintendo Switch or VR system, too. The Xbox version features no obvious Xbox branding so it might be the best choice for users of other platforms.
If you want to bump up the audio quality, check out the follow-up HyperX Cloud II headphones with 7.1 virtual surround sound. They've been selling for around $90 for the last month or so but regularly go for $100.
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