HyperX Cloud II features a newly designed USB sound card audio control box that amplifies audio and voice for an optimal Hi-Fi gaming experience. Pinpoint your opponents' location in the game and strike before he sees you coming. This next-generation headset generates virtual 7.1 surround sound with distance and depth to enhance your gaming, movie or music experience. It's hardware driven and plug and play, with no driver needed. HyperX Cloud II has a digitally enhanced, noise-cancelling microphone with automatic gain control functionality and echo cancellation enabled through the USB sound card. The result is optimized team communication and in-game chat in intense battles.