Where's the best place to buy a HyperX CloudX gaming headset?

HyperX CloudX headset
HyperX CloudX headset (Image credit: Windows Central)

Where's the best place to buy a HyperX CloudX gaming headset?

Best answer: Since there aren't many other options available, your best bet is to simply buy from HyperX themselves, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.HyperX: HyperX CloudX headset ($80)

Why get a HyperX CloudX?

Since 2016, when the HyperX CloudX released, the headset market has been home to many new products from several different companies. With that being the case, why would you want to purchase the older HyperX CloudX?

There are a few good reasons to do so. The main one is that it's still one of the most comfortable headsets available, even compared to many of today's top sellers. Lightweight and balanced, it's great for long sessions of playing, and it even comes with velour ear cups that you can swap out with the standard leather ones if you want. It also sounds quite good, and while it isn't as capable as modern headsets, it will certainly get the job done.

It's still one of the most comfortable headsets available, even compared to modern models.

Another great feature of the HyperX CloudX is that it looks quite modern, despite its age. Back in 2016, most gaming headsets still had the aging neon green appearance, while most headsets today feature a sleeker, neutral tone with gray, black, and silver coloring. The HyperX CloudX, with its black and silver appearance, was ahead of its time. With yesteryear's CloudX, you can look stylish by today's standards at a fraction of what today's products cost. For more details, check out our review.

Stick with the creators

Currently, there's no better place to buy the HyperX CloudX headset than from HyperX themselves because it's only sold officially at one other retailer: Best Buy. Other than Best Buy and HyperX themselves, the only other way to buy a CloudX is to buy it used from sites like Amazon or eBay. Strangely, despite the fact that it was rigorously tested by Microsoft for the Xbox One console, it's not available on the Microsoft Store.

While it's true that you could buy from Best Buy, there's no advantage to doing so. In my experience where you have options like this, buying directly from the manufacturer is the best course of action. Having a direct line of communication with sales representatives from HyperX instead of those of the middleman, like Best Buy, ensures that your questions about your purchase will be answered by the most qualified individuals.

You can also use the website to shop for replacement parts or accessories. The company also issues warranties for all its products and the CloudX comes with a 2-year warranty.

Brendan Lowry

Brendan Lowry is a Windows Central writer and Oakland University graduate with a burning passion for video games, of which he's been an avid fan since childhood. You'll find him doing reviews, editorials, and general coverage on everything Xbox and PC. Follow him on Twitter.