Headbangers: Rhythm Royale – Official FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Headbangers Rhythm Royale?

Have you ever looked at a Pigeon and thought, “what is going on in your head?”

Well, think no more! Headbangers puts you and 29 others into the eye of the Pigeon while you battle it out in rhythmic challenges to find out who is the ultimate Master Headbanger.

Compete against each other in mind- bending musical minigames, screw over your competitors with powerups, and collect Crumbs to customise your very own Pigeon!

When will Headbangers release?

For Steam, Headbangers will release at 5PM GMT on October 31st.

How much will it cost?

The standard version of Headbangers Rhythm Royale is available for £19.99/$19.99/€19.99, with the Deluxe Edition being available for £29.99/$29.99/€29.99.

The Gold Edition is available for £34.99/$34.99/€34.99.

What do you get in the Deluxe Edition of Headbangers?

The Deluxe Edition of Headbangers includes the base game of Headbangers and the Season Pass (Pigeon Pass).

What do you get in the Gold Edition of Headbangers?

The Gold Edition of Headbangers includes the base game of Headbangers, two soundtracks of Headbangers music (Run Pigeon Run I & II and The Crumbs Collection) and the Season Pass (Pigeon Pass).

If you pre-purchased the deluxe edition you will have a free upgrade to the Gold Edition, as those who pre-purchased the deluxe edition will get the soundtrack.

What is the Season Pass / Pigeon Pass?

The ‘Pigeon Pass’ grants players access to three unique DLC packs. The first DLC pack available, ‘Flock & Roll’, features four full costumes, four garments, a taunt and five taunt voices, and one neck sound, with content for the two remaining DLC packs being available before April 2024.

Does Headbangers feature cross-play between platforms?

Cross-platform play is a feature of Headbangers, through our ‘Team17 friends’ features. This allows players to connect with friends and play rounds of Headbangers, no matter their platform of choice!

Will there be updates after release?

Absolutely! Keep your pigeon eyes peeled on our social media accounts as we will be sharing more information about Season 2 and Season 3 in the upcoming months.

How many players can play in one lobby in Headbangers?

Headbangers has 30 pigeon player lobbies.

How many minigames does Headbangers have?

Headbangers contains 23 minigames that all test different skills, including your rhythm, accuracy, memory, reaction speed and even your ability to rap!

How many rounds do you play in each game of Headbangers?

Battle through four rounds of intense musical minigames each time you play Headbangers! Here’s a list of what minigames are available for each round of Headbangers:

  • Round 1: Garden Party, Guess it!, Guilty!, Run Pigeon Run I, Yes Commander!, Piano Mezzo Forte
  • Round 2: Fitness, The Ring, First Piano Shooter, Faster Than Sound, Stereo Ga Ga, Super Striker,
  • Round 3: Glottissimo, The Battle Box, The Perfect Shot, The Stunt Moles, The Space Race, To The Sky
  • Round 4: The Final Ride, After Party, That 70’s Race, Run Pigeon Run 2, Oui Votre Majesté

What languages will Headbangers support at launch?

English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Russian.

What are the System Requirements for Headbangers?


  • Info: Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system.
  • OS: Windows 10.
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-2100 or AMD FX-4350.
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM.
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT 730, 1 GB / AMD Radeon R7 240, 1 GB.
  • DirectX: Version 11.
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection.
  • Storage: 2 GB available space.


  • Info: Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system.
  • OS: Windows 10.
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-2300 or AMD FX-8370.
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM.
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GRX 650 Ti, 2 GB / AMD Radeon HD 7770, 2GB / Intel Arc A370M, 4GB.
  • DirectX: Version 11.
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection.
  • Storage: 2 GB available space.

My controller is showing the incorrect inputs on Steam. How do I fix this?

For correct controller inputs on Steam whilst playing Headbangers, please do not use Steam inputs and plug your controller directly into your PC/device.

Will there be a Physical Release of Headbangers?

There are currently no plans for a physical release.

Jan Bonkoski
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Jan Bakowski aka Lazy Dice, was always interested in gaming and writing. His love of gaming began with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Nintendo 64) back in 1998. He’s been making game guides since 2012. Sharing his gaming experience with other players has become not only his hobby but also his job. In his free time, he plays on Steam Deck.

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