Stay on the beat in Battle of the Dancers, the new game mode available today for Glee Cheeses’ musical battle royale.

Thursday, 4th April 2024 – Glee-Cheese and Team17 Digital have today launched season three for musical battle royale Headbangers Rhythm Royale on PC, Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Windows Store. Battle of the Dancers, the new game mode available as part of season three, challenges players to put their best talon forward in a one-on-one rhythm battle and includes a selection of new choreography and tracks. The new mode will test players ability to stay on the beat, utilising various powerups to grant them the edge over their feathered nemesis as songs get progressively more challenging, until finally, one pigeon fails and the survivor reigns victorious. Also available as part of season three for Headbangers Rhythm Royale, the ‘Feeling Peckish’ pack serves up a selection of delicious costumes, garments, taunts, and more for players to customise their pigeon and dazzle the competition.

Put your best talon forward and ruffle some feathers:

Headbangers Rhythm Royale invites players to tap, flap, and rap their way to victory in a series of manic musical mini games against up to 29 other player-controlled pigeons, battling their way to become Master Headbanger. Featuring cross-platform multiplayer, no pigeon is too near (or too far) to join in the medley of minigames, with players memory, rhythm, reflexes, reaction time, and (obviously) their ability to rap being put to the test across 24 unique challenges.

Headbangers Rhythm Royale Key Features

  • Ruffle feathers: Memory, rhythm, reflexes, and reaction times will be put to the test across 24 minigames, each with their own unique musical twist
  • Preen away: With hundreds of unique items to choose from, including full outfits, hats, glasses, voices, and taunts, players can take the top spot and fluff their feathers with their very own personalised pigeon  
  • Peck and earn breadcrumbs: Challenges and unlockable customisations await in the in-game battle pass, with players able to spend their hard-earned crumbs to help them be the most stylish pigeon in the flock
  • Cross-flock support: Play with up to 29 other pigeons with cross play enabled, friends and frenemies alike can battle in musical madness regardless their gaming platform of choice
  • Talon tapping music: With unique scores across each minigame, loading screen, and pigeon accessory menu, the party never stops with the bespoke scores written and created by the Glee-Cheese team.

Headbangers Rhythm Royale is currently available with a 50% discount on Steam, making it £9.99/$9.99/€9.99 until 14th April. 

About Glee-Cheese

Glee-Cheese is an independent video game studio based in France, striving to develop innovative games with a strong artistic identity. Their debut title A Musical Story launched in 2022, and their newest title Headbangers Rhythm Royale released on October 31, 2023.

About Team17 Digital

Founded in 1990, Team17 Digital is a leading developer, video games label, and creative partner for developers around the world. Part of Team17 Group plc, which floated on AIM in 2018, Team17 Digital has an extensive portfolio of over 120 titles, and fully encapsulates the spirit of independent games. Winner of the ‘Publishing Star’ award at the 2023 Develop: Star Awards, Team17 Digital has assembled a portfolio of multi-award-winning and award-nominated in-house brands include Hell Let Loose, Golf With Your Friends, The Escapists, and the iconic Worms franchise, alongside its games label partner titles, including the award-winning games Blasphemous, Greak: Memories of Azur, DREDGE, and the Overcooked! franchise