Like other years, HyperX has taken advantage of the recent CES to publicize all the gaming accessories and peripherals that it will launch throughout 2021, and here we summarize the novelties of its that we will see in headsets, keyboards, mice and other peripherals for consoles and PC .
Kingston’s brand of gaming accessories, HyperX, has made a name for itself among gamers thanks, first of all, to its first headphones, which made a deep impression thanks to its good design and sound, while maintaining a reasonable price. And now, like every year, they have presented their new collection of gaming accessories to launch in 2021.
In this new range of accessories for 2021 there is everything, from two models of 60% keyboard or compact size, new ultralight gaming mouse or controller chargers for the Xbox family of consoles without forgetting, of course, the headphones, segments that to some extent have given it the recognition it has today. Let’s review these news.
HyperX Cloud II Wireless
Although they have been available in the US for some time, they will be released in Europe in February, at a suggested price of € 169.99. It is the wireless version of one of the manufacturer’s most awarded and sold headphones, recognized as one of its most comfortable and best-designed headphones, in addition to leaving superb sound quality.
Cloud II Wireless features custom virtual 7.1 surround sound as well as new 53mm drivers that will leave a rich and clear sound for a variety of uses, be it gaming, telecommuting or remote teaching. Come on, it will be an off-road vehicle. The transmission protocol will be 2.4 GHz, without interference, and will have an autonomy of up to 30 hours and 20 meters of wireless range in optimal conditions.
They will be compatible with PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch or PC, among other platforms, they will have a resistant design (again, the headband padding will be stitched and the headband will be aluminum), as well as controls on the headset itself (control volume, mute the mic, turn 7.1 sound on and off or mic monitoring).
Alloy Origins 60
First ultra-compact mechanical keyboard with the manufacturer’s 60% form factor (40% smaller), with which you can save space on the desktop. It has HyperX mechanical switches, with 80 million keystrokes, brighter RGB lighting and PBT or double injection keys, more resistant to erosion and with a much more durable screen printing.
As the name itself warns, the body of the keyboard is metallic (it will be heavy, for how small it is), which also guarantees a great settlement on the desktop. For its part, the new red linear switches have a shorter actuation point and less travel to operate the switch.
It is compatible with the HyperX NGENUITY software, with which it will be possible to customize the lighting and macros, being able to save up to three profiles in the internal memory. From what they told us, at the moment a version with the Spanish disposition is not planned, but it is not yet completely ruled out. It will be available in Europe from March 22, at a price to be determined (in the US it will be $ 99).
HyperX ChargePlay Duo charging station for Xbox
New version of the Xbox controller loader, which this time also compatible with the new Xbox Series X | S controllers, and also has the appeal of including two 1400 mAH batteries. It also includes two sets of battery covers, depending on whether they are for Xbox or Series X | S controllers.
This new version of the charging base also has a new quick coupling system as well as LED indicators to show the charging status of each remote control. It will be available in the US from February for $ 39.99, although for Europe there is still no date or price decided.
HyperX Pulsefire Haste
Within the ultralight mice, with a “honeybee” or honeycomb housing, HyperX has confirmed that it will launch in Europe a model that has been on sale for some time in the US, the Pulsefire Haste, a model that guarantees faster and faster movements. increased ventilation. The Pulsefire Haste mouse mounts TTC Golden Micro Dustproof switches, with a durability of 60 million clicks.
It has six programmable buttons and built-in memory, low friction pure PTFE skates (for a better gliding without effort), and uses the HyperFlex USB cable which, as in other models, reduces stress and resistance when moving. Pulsefire Haste includes upgraded grips to both, as well as a replacement kit for the PTFE skids.
Pulsefire Haste is compatible with HyperX NGENUITY software to customize DPI settings, RGB lighting, button mapping, or record macros. It is available in Europe from the beginning of January, at a suggested price of € 59.99.
HyperX Cloud Revolver + 7.1
Another one of the HyperX models that has come out some time after debuting in the US, the Cloud Revolver + 7.1, are already available in Europe at a suggested price of € 159.99. This is a virtual surround sound headset with a rich range of studio-quality sound, creating a wide soundstage.
It features 50mm directional drivers for superior sound depth and better positioning in open world and shooting games. Controller tuning,
The mechanical design of the acoustic chamber and the larger earbuds give users a competitive advantage by enjoying clearer and more accurate sound.
It was not the only thing HyperX has shared with us. We asked if we will see more “lifestyle” accessories, which merge gaming with video games, and they told us that these types of articles will be presented later, which this time was the pure and simple gaming part. We also asked if we will see a HyperX brand controller, and although they replied that they are not yet ready to announce anything, it is something that they do not rule out.