HyperX Cloud II features a newly designed USB sound card audio control box that amplifies audio and voice for an optimal Hi-Fi, gaming experience, so you can hear what you’ve been missing. Open up a world of detail other gamers will never know — the rustle of a camper’s boot, the scuttle in a distant vent. This next generation headset generates virtual 7.1 surround sound with distance and depth to enhance your gaming, movie or music experience. USB surround sound card works only on PC, Mac, and PS4
This headset will work with the Xbox One with headset adapter from Microsoft.
It is not supported with the Xbox 360 or PS3.
From the manufacturer
Advanced Audio Control Box
Easily toggle 7.1 Surround Sound on and off with a touch of a button. Includes independent audio and microphone volume controls for added convenience.
7.1 Virtual Surround Sound
Generate a virtual 7.1 surround sound experience to create distance and depth that enhances any gaming, movie or music experience.
Superior Audio Performance
The 53mm drivers deliver crystal-clear low, mid and high tones plus enhanced bass to create an immersive gaming experience.
Digitally Enhanced Microphone
When used with the USB control box, noise-cancellation, AGC functionality and echo cancellation are enabled. The mic is also detachable.
Cloud II comes with 100% memory foam ear pads and interchangeable ear cups for varying sound profiles and different textures: leatherette and velour.
Durable Aluminum Frame
The tough aluminum frame construction is designed to endure the rigors of daily gaming.
The closed cup design allows for passive noise cancellation so you can compete at the maximum level on PC, Mac and consoles.
Is this headset compatible with the Xbox One X|S and Series X|S?
This headset is only compatible when connecting it directly to the controller via the 3.5mm jack. Note that the sound will be in Stereo as 7.1 Surround Sound does not work when connected via 3.5mm jack.
Is this headset compatible with the PS4, PS5 and the Nintendo Switch consoles?
Yes, you can connect to the PS4, PS5 and Switch consoles via 3.5mm jack or USB. To ensure full compatibility of the USB sound card, update the firmware to version 0010 – available on the HyperX website. A PC is required to perform the update.
Will the Cloud II headset work with my mobile device?
The Cloud II headset will work on mobile devices that accept a CTIA 4 pole TRRS 3.5mm jack. There are two standards, CTIA and OMTP. Please check with your mobile devices manufacturer for compatibility.
Is there mic monitoring on the Cloud II headset?
No, the Cloud II headset does not have built-in mic monitoring.