In an external press release on October 24, 2019, HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., announced it had sold over 10 million gaming headsets. Since 2014, HyperX has produced 30 headset models, starting with the first HyperX Cloud gaming headset. “HyperX continues to exceed our expectations in market share, firmly established as both a leader in PC headsets and a pioneer in the gaming industry,” said Mark Leathem, general manager, HyperX.
HyperX currently leads market share for PC compatible headsets according to the latest NPD data and looks to expand into the lifestyle market to retain that position. Launching its first apparel collaboration with Champion® Athleticwear and shipping its first lifestyle peripheral with the Cloud MIX Rose Gold Edition headset alongside this announcement.
To promote the headset, it has developed a network of lifestyle brand ambassadors, including Grammy award winner Post Malone, JuJu Smith-Schuster of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and Gordon Hayward of the Boston Celtics, alongside a range of influencers and streamers.
HyperX has also reached milestones in two additional categories, shipping over one million gaming keyboards and 65 million memory modules.
“Shipping over 10 million headsets is impressive enough, but given the keyboard and memory milestones, it shows what a powerhouse HyperX has become in the gaming industry.”
For More on HyperX check out our review of the HyperX Alloy Origins Mechanical Gaming Keyboard or see how the HyperX Cloud Stinger and HyperX Cloud II compare in our Best Gaming Headset Under $100 Guide.
HyperX is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer. For 16 years, HyperX has developed products for all types of gamers – high-speed memory, solid-state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, charging accessories for console players, USB flash drives, and mousepads – to the gaming community and beyond.