The new console-oriented Cloud Stinger Core gaming headset from HyperX may be the cheaper budget entry from the peripheral maker - but for the price you get reasonably impressive results. Available exclusively through EB Games
, where it's currently on sale for $55.96 (down from $69.95), we took the headset for an audio spin across both PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.
When it comes to headsets or headphones, price matters. At the audiophile end of the spectrum there’s simply no real option that one might consider budget oriented – premium sound usually costs a premium. But anything under a certain amount, usually less than several hundreds of dollars, things get a little more confusing. Sound, comfort, and build quality varies wildly - where one often needs to look at the goal or target market of a headset to form an accurate opinion. Which is a roundabout way of saying that the new console-focused Cloud Stinger Core headset from HyperX which happens to be the company’s cheapest offering is squarely aimed at more budget conscious customer.
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But, for the price you get a surprisingly robust sound with the Cloud Stinger Core. One that although not entirely balanced across the frequency spectrum, offers an immediate and positive impression when connected to either a PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or Nintendo Switch.