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Cloud Alpha S
Evolved with surround sound and adjustable bass.
Cloud Alpha S

HyperX Cloud Alpha S Gaming Headset

The HyperX Cloud Alpha™ S builds upon the groundbreaking Cloud Alpha and features HyperX virtual 7.1 surround sound1. With the included audio control mixer, you can activate the surround sound and adjust the game audio and chat balance without having to go into any menus. Bass adjustment sliders have been added to the ear cups so you can personalize your audio. The Cloud Alpha S still features the dual-chamber driver system which reduces distortion and provides clearer sound, as well as signature HyperX comfort afforded by the memory foam ear cushions, which have been upgraded with extra breathable leatherette.


  • HyperX 7.1. surround sound1
  • Bass adjustment sliders
  • HyperX Dual Chamber Drivers
  • Game and chat balance
  • Signature HyperX comfort
  • Durable aluminum frame
  • Advanced audio control mixer
  • Compatible with PC and PS4
Cloud Alpha S Black

Blackout Version Available

Lights out! Engage dark mode with this sleek blackout colorway for Cloud Alpha S.

Key Features

Custom-tuned HyperX 7.1. surround sound

HyperX 7.1. surround sound1

Tuned by HyperX and tested by gamers to ensure that players get enhanced in-game audio. NGENUITY auto-detects supported games and selects the optimized surround sound profile to improve your experience on PC.


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Bass adjustment sliders to personalize your sound

Bass adjustment sliders to personalize your sound

Select from 3 levels of bass with these convenient sliders on the ear cups. Fully open them for maximum bass or close them to reduce the bass levels.

HyperX Dual Chamber Drivers

HyperX Dual Chamber Drivers

Separation of bass frequencies from the mids and highs allows them to be tuned separately to provide more distinction between sounds and minimizes distortion.

Game and chat audio balance

Game and chat audio balance

Conveniently adjust the mix of game and chat audio levels so you prioritize what you want to hear without having to dig into the in-game or system menus.

Signature HyperX comfort

Signature HyperX comfort

Choose comfort your way. Game comfortably for longer with the extra breathable leatherette ear cushions that are 8 times more breathable than Cloud Alpha’s, or use the interchangeable fabric ear cushions if you prefer to have even more airflow.

Durable aluminum frame

Durable aluminum frame

The tough aluminum frame construction is designed to endure the rigors of daily gaming.

Advanced audio control mixer

Advanced audio control mixer

Keep all the most important functions within easy reach. Activate 7.1 surround sound1, adjust the game and chat audio balance, mute the mic, and adjust volume without ever having to leave your game.

Detachable noise cancellation microphone and cable

Detachable noise cancellation microphone and cable

The headset is Discord and TeamSpeak™ certified for clear communication and has a detachable, wear-resistant cable. Use the flexible microphone to communicate or remove it for music listening.

Awards and Reviews



Read Full Review HyperX Cloud Alpha S Review: Blackout Edition

4 out of 5 stars

Read Full Review HyperX Cloud Alpha S Blackout review: New features push this gaming headset to the max

the HyperX Cloud Alpha S offers up equal parts comfortability and amazing sound quality.

Read Full Review HyperX Cloud Alpha S Gaming Headset Review

9 out of 10 

Read Full Review HyperX Cloud Alpha S Review: A Slight Improvement Over the Alpha

The Cloud Alpha S will hit you with remarkable sound

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Great for WFH and Online Education

Great for WFH and Online Education

A comfortable headset is just as essential for remote work and online classes as it is for gaming with friends. Enjoy clear communication with your friends and coworkers in your Zoom calls, class lectures, and your Discord chats.

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        USB Audio Control Mixer
        Weight 57g
        Cable length 2m
        Driver Custom dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets
        Type Circumaural, Closed back
        Frequency response 13Hz – 27kHz
        Impedance 65 Ω
        Sound pressure level 99dBSPL/mW at 1kHz
        T.H.D. ≤ 1%
        Weight 310g
        Weight with mic 321g
        Cable length 1m
        Connection type 3.5mm plug (4 pole)
        Element Electret condenser microphone
        Polar pattern Bi-directional, Noise-cancelling
        Frequency response 50Hz – 18kHz
        Sensitivity -38dBV (0dB=1V/Pa at 1kHz)