HyperX Releases Enhanced Cloud Stinger 2 Gaming Headset

Cloud Stinger 2 Gaming Audio Now Includes DTS Headphone:X Spatial Audio Technology

What You Need to Know:

  • HyperX, the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced the release of the enhanced HyperX Cloud Stinger 2 gaming headset for PC gamers. Offering signature HyperX comfort and durability with soft memory foam and premium leatherette, the new Cloud Stinger 2 includes DTS Headphone:X Spatial Audio1for improved 3D audio spatialization and localization accuracy. Minimizing weight without compromising overall performance, the Cloud Stinger 2 offers lightweight comfort with impressive audio, ideal for long gaming sessions and chatting with friends.
  • “Bringing a new and improved addition to our popular selection of Stinger headsets, we are excited to expand the lineup with the Cloud Stinger 2,” said Nate Almond, audio business manager, HyperX. “Offering another top-quality headset option packed with impressive features for both function and comfort, Cloud Stinger 2 stays true to its lightweight predecessors’ quality and comfort at a low price point – now with DTS Headphone:X audio for more enhanced in-game immersion.”
  • Cloud Stinger 2 maintains the fundamentals of the original HyperX Cloud Stinger while refining them to meet an even wider range of gamers’ needs. Weighing in at under 300g, the headset is designed for a quality user experience with great sound and lightweight comfort. Cloud Stinger 2 utilizes large 50mm drivers to provide clearer audio, with earcups that rotate 90 degrees for adaptive fit and comfort around the neck during breaks. The headset also features easy-access audio controls on the earcup and a swivel-to-mute, noise-canceling flexible microphone for added convenience, reduced background noise, and clear voice quality.
  • Availability

    The HyperX Cloud Stinger 2 gaming headset is now available in the U.S. through Amazon, Best Buy and the online HyperX Shop for $49.99 MSRP. For more information, please visit the HyperX Cloud Stinger 2 gaming headset product page. Pricing from HyperX.com is subject to change without notice. Retailers pricing may vary.

    HyperX Cloud Stinger 2 Gaming Headset Specifications:

    Part Number


    Driver: Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets
    Form factor: Over ear, circumaural, closed back
    Frequency response: 10 Hz – 28 kHz
    Impedance: 32 Ω
    Sensitivity: 97.5 dBSPL/mW at 1 kHz
    T.H.D.: ≤ 2%
    Frame type: Plastic
    Ear cushions: Memory foam and premium leatherette


    Element: Electret condenser microphone
    Polar pattern: Bi-directional, noise-cancelling
    Frequency response: 100 Hz – 15.6 kHz
    Sensitivity: -40.5 dBV (1 V/Pa at 1 kHz)

    Connections and Features

    Audio connection: Wired 3.5mm (4-pole CTIA)
    Included virtual surround sound: DTS Headphone:X
    Audio controls: Onboard audio controls


    Weight: 275g
    Cable length(s) and type(s): 2m headset cable, 15cm PC splitter cable
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Source: Official Press Release

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