Wednesday, July 20, 2016

HyperX Announces New Gears of War Gaming Headset

HyperX Announces New Gears of War Gaming Headset

  • Matches Xbox™ One S Gears of War® 4 Limited Edition Bundle (2TB) & Xbox Wireless Controller - Gears of War 4 Crimson Omen Limited Edition
  • Gears of War Custom Design
  • Ships in September; First Look at Comic-Con International: San Diego

Fountain Valley, CA – July 19, 2016 – HyperX, a division of Kingston® Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced its second official Xbox® licensed gaming headset, CloudX Revolver Gears of War. The headset is co-designed with Microsoft® and The Coalition®, the studio developing Gears of War 4, featuring a gritty, battle-weathered design to complement the recently announced Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Limited Edition Bundle (2TB) and Xbox One Wireless Controller*- Gears of War 4 Crimson Omen Limited Edition to offer fans a complete gaming set up that shows their Gears pride.
This headset has been tested and approved by Microsoft, with additional compatibility for Windows. It has a 3.5mm (4 Pole) plug** and 2M PC extension cable and features studio-grade sound stage that lets you hear your opponent more accurately from further away, making it ideal for FPS and open environment gameplay. In-line audio control makes it easy to adjust the volume and mute the microphone right from the cable. For the ultimate in comfort, HyperX CloudX Revolver Gears of War features a genuine leather headband and high-quality, award-winning HyperX memory foam that lets you play for hours. Its solid steel frame is built for long-lasting durability, and the detachable noise-cancellation microphone results in clearer voice quality and reduced background noise for a better in-game chat experience. It’s certified by TeamSpeak™ and Discord, and compatible with SkypeTM, Ventrilo, Mumble and RaidCall.
Fans attending Comic-Con International: San Diego will get a first look at the headset starting Preview Night, July 20, at the Xbox (Booth 100) and at the NERD HQ event being held at the New Children’s Museum in San Diego. Attendees will be able to preorder the headset onsite through GameStop at the Xbox (booth). Gears fans will also see the headset at the first ever official Gears eSports Open North American event in Columbus, Ohio July 30-31. HyperX CloudX Revolver Gears of War gaming headset will be used throughout the tournament as over 200 teams compete to qualify for 32 spots in the semi-finals and a chance at the $50,000 (USD) prize pool.
“Gears of War 4 is one of the highly anticipated games of the year and begins a new era in the Gears franchise with new heroes, new enemies and new features never before seen in a Gears of War game,” said Jerry Chu, Director of Licensing at The Coalition. “We are proud to work with HyperX in developing a headset that is harmonious with the Gears look and feel, and most importantly, immerses gamers into our universe to bring the experience alive.” 
“HyperX is excited to be working with Microsoft to offer gamers a headset that enhances their Gears of War gaming experience,” said Daniel Kelley, director of marketing, HyperX. “Working with them and The Coalition, we are able to bring our signature HyperX comfort and sound quality along with bold Gears styling to Xbox One gamers and Gears fans alike. We cannot wait to show it off at Comic-Con and give fans the first opportunity to buy it.”
HyperX Cloud Revolver Gears of War is backed by a two-year warranty and legendary HyperX reliability.
HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology encompassing high-speed DDR4 and DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives, headsets and mouse pads. Targeted at gamers, overclockers and enthusiasts, HyperX is known throughout the world for quality, performance and innovation. HyperX is committed to eSports as it sponsors over 30 teams globally and is the main sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters. HyperX can be found at many shows including Brasil Game ShowChina JoyDreamHackESL Onegamescom and PAX.
For more information visit the HyperX home page.

HyperX CloudX Revolver Gears of War Specifications:
·         Driver: Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets
·         Type: Circumaural, Closed back
·         Frequency response:12Hz–28,000 Hz
·         Impedance: 33 Ω
·         Sound Pressure Level: 104.5dBSPL/mW at 1kHz
·         T.H.D.: < 2%
·         Input Power: Rated 30mW, Maximum 500mW
·         Weight: 364g
·         Weight w/ mic and cable: 380g
·         Cable length and type: Headset (1.3m) + Audio Control Box (2m)
·         Connection: Headset - 3.5mm plug (4 pole) + Audio Control Box - 3.5mm stereo and mic plugs

·         Element: Electret condenser microphone
·         Polar pattern: Uni-directional, Noise-canceling
·         Frequency response: 50Hz–18,000 Hz
·         Sensitivity: -40dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)
*Adapter required for Xbox One™ controllers with no 3.5mm port. (Adapter sold separately).
** Compatible with devices with CTIA standard connectors.

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About The Coalition 
The Coalition® is a growing team of talented, creative, fun-loving professionals from around the world who are united in their passion for “Gears of War.” Located in Vancouver, Canada, the studio is dedicated to pushing the “Gears” franchise to new heights with its belief that if you want to go far, go together.
About HyperX
HyperX® is a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer. Established in 2002, HyperX is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please call 800-337-8410 or visit