Excellent Nintendo Switch earbuds return to their lowest ever price ahead of Prime Day

HyperX Cloud Earbuds
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Early Amazon Prime Day deals are coming thick and fast, and Nintendo Switch is no exception there with this superb HyperX Cloud Earbuds discount.

The HyperX Cloud Earbuds are a nigh-essential Nintendo Switch accessory if you frequently play in portable mode. Right now, US shoppers can pick up a pair at Amazon for just $19.99. That's a massive 50% saving off of the buds' usual retail price ($39.97).

This is one of those early Prime Day gaming deals that's not to be missed. The last time we saw the HyperX Cloud Earbuds drop this low in price was back in March of this year, so we'd highly recommend at least giving the deal a look to avoid waiting longer for a discount on one of the best Nintendo Switch accessories. It is worth noting that third-party new and used sellers have sold the buds for less, but most of these don't qualify for next-day Prime shipping and a safe delivery is not guaranteed.

So far, this half-off saving for the HyperX Cloud Earbuds is one of the strongest Prime Day Nintendo Switch deals we've seen so far, especially impressive considering the sales event doesn't officially begin until July 11.

Best early Prime Day Nintendo Switch deal

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HyperX Cloud Earbuds for Nintendo Switch: <a href="https://target.georiot.com/Proxy.ashx?tsid=8428&GR_URL=https%3A%2F%2Famazon.com%2FHyperX-Earbuds-Headphones-Nintendo-HX-HSCEB-RD%2Fdp%2FB07GW283KL%2F%3Fth%3D1%26tag%3Dhawk-future-20%26ascsubtag%3Dhawk-custom-tracking-20" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"" target="_blank">was $40 now $19.99 at Amazon
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This is a massive saving for one of the best Nintendo Switch accessories. If you're after a comfy, bespoke pair of earbuds for portable play on your console, then the HyperX Cloud Earbuds should be within your consideration.

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HyperX Cloud Earbuds + HyperX ChargePlay Quad: <a href="https://target.georiot.com/Proxy.ashx?tsid=8428&GR_URL=https%3A%2F%2Famazon.com%2FHyperX-Earbuds-Headphones-Nintendo-HX-HSCEB-RD%2Fdp%2FB07L5JGYBC%2F%3Fth%3D1%26tag%3Dhawk-future-20%26ascsubtag%3Dhawk-custom-tracking-20" data-link-merchant="Amazon US"" target="_blank">was $70 now $49.98 at Amazon
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This sweet bundle is also an option over on the HyperX Cloud Earbuds page. It adds the ChargePlay Quad dock, allowing you to charge up to four Joy-Con controllers.

Unfortunately, there's no adjacent deal for Amazon UK buyers just yet. That said, the HyperX Cloud Earbuds have dropped as low as £17.99 at prior sales events. With that in mind, it's well worth keeping an eye on the UK store page as we may see a steep drop in price come Amazon Prime Day proper.

HyperX Cloud Earbuds for Nintendo Switch: £34.99 at Amazon
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HyperX Cloud Earbuds for Nintendo Switch: <a href="https://target.georiot.com/Proxy.ashx?tsid=8428&GR_URL=https%3A%2F%2Famazon.co.uk%2FHyperX-HX-HSCEB-RD-Earbuds-Nintendo-Switch%2Fdp%2FB07GW283KL%2Fref%3Dsr_1_1_sspa%3Fcrid%3D3BOPV8Q68ZHWR%26keywords%3Dhyperx%2Bcloud%2Bearbuds%26qid%3D1688722678%26sprefix%3Dhyperx%2Bcloud%2Bearbuds%252Caps%252C68%26sr%3D8-1-spons%26sp_csd%3Dd2lkZ2V0TmFtZT1zcF9hdGY%26psc%3D1%26tag%3Dhawk-future-21%26ascsubtag%3Dhawk-custom-tracking-21" data-link-merchant="Amazon UK"" target="_blank">£34.99 at Amazon
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There's no UK saving yet for the HyperX Cloud Earbuds, but they do drop in price frequently in the region, often to around half of the retail price. Watch this space for any discount as soon as it goes live.

Launching in 2019, the HyperX Cloud Earbuds aren't exactly fresh off the press. That said, we were big fans of them in our original review. We cited the surprisingly strong audio, comfy design, and fantastic mic quality as highlights of the Nintendo Switch earbuds.

You'll certainly have a higher quality audio experience from some of the best wired gaming headsets on the market, but rarely do they come as cheap as the HyperX Cloud Earbuds. If you're buying on a strict budget, we can't recommend them enough.

To take advantage of the Prime Day sales, however, you will need to be subscribed to the Amazon Prime service. New customers will receive a 30-day free trial, which in July, will allow you to take advantage of the Prime Day sales event without spending a dime on the cost of a subscription.

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The world's largest online retailer is currently offering a 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime which will give you access to the Prime Day Nintendo Switch deals and then some. You'll also get access to next-day (sometimes even same-day) delivery as well as the Prime Video streaming service as well. After the trial, the service will cost you $14.99 / £8.99

More of today's best early Nintendo Switch accessories deals

Looking for more of the best Nintendo Switch accessories this Prime Day? Be sure to check out the controllers we're recommending to keep an eye out for over the sales period. Below, we've highlighted some that are most likely to receive price cuts over the upcoming two-day period.

Looking for Prime Day gaming deals beyond Nintendo? You may wish to check out our Prime Day Xbox controller deals and Prime Day PS5 deals for savings for your preferred console.

Rhys Wood
Hardware Editor

Rhys is TRG's Hardware Editor, and has been part of the TechRadar team for more than two years. Particularly passionate about high-quality third-party controllers and headsets, as well as the latest and greatest in fight sticks and VR, Rhys strives to provide easy-to-read, informative coverage on gaming hardware of all kinds. As for the games themselves, Rhys is especially keen on fighting and racing games, as well as soulslikes and RPGs.