//Hands-on: the HyperX Cloud III Wireless makes a great headset even better

Hands-on: the HyperX Cloud III Wireless makes a great headset even better

Cloud III Wireless versus Cloud II Wireless. | Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge

My colleague Cameron Faulkner called the HyperX Cloud II Wireless “among the most comfortable headsets I’ve worn.” Today, HP is announcing its successor — the Cloud III Wireless — and I’m happy to say it’s better in most every way.

When I heard the new Cloud III Wireless would offer quadruple the battery life at 120 hours versus 30 hours, I figured there had to be a catch.

It’s rare that a product just… gets better

But after hours comparing the Cloud II and Cloud III side by side and back to back, I haven’t heard, seen, or felt one yet! The new PC, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch headset does cost $20 more, weighs an extra ounce, and not everyone will appreciate the additional padding — but it’s got the same balanced, punchy sound…

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