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Headbangers: Rhythm Royale (Switch): all the updates (latest: Hotfix 4)

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the various updates for Headbangers: Rhythm Royale on Nintendo Switch (originally released in November 2023 in North America, Europe, and Japan).

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Headbangers: Rhythm Royale – Ver. ??? (Hotfix 4)

  • Release date: December 20th 2023 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Fixed an issue where some players saves would not load correctly and prevent the title from saving progress.
  • Modified the values to unlock challenges associated to Garden Party perfect amount.
  • Fixed an issue where the values displayed in the challenge slots description now allow the player to see progress beyond 100%.
  • Fixed an issue where crumbs not provided to the player due to a progress bug in Season 1 will now be retroactively unlocked, based on the player level achieved in Season 1.
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Team17 (Steam)

Headbangers: Rhythm Royale – Ver. ??? (Season 2)

  • Release date: December 7th 2023 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:
  • Added a Store button under the shop tab to additional DLC Cosmetic Packs content.
  • Fixed an issue where other players pigeons wouldn’t load in before the counter reached zero.
  • Fixed an issue where certain bots would have censored names.
  • Tweaks to some localisation within minigame menus.
  • Fixed an issue where players were not receiving the battle pass crumb rewards.
  • Adjustments to the connection flow to improve online connectivity and in-game stability.
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Team17 (Steam)

Headbangers: Rhythm Royale – Ver. ??? (Hotfix 3)

  • Release date: November 17th 2023 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

All Platforms

  • Reduced the lobby waiting time to 60 seconds.
  • Fixed an issue with the server backfill to ensure remaining free slots in a lobby are filled with players.
  • Fixed an issue where the challenge outfit for the Aubergine skin would not unlock if a disconnection occurs.
  • Fixed an issue around Crumb Unlocks. Future crumb level unlocks in the battle pass will be rewarded as the bug around Crumb Unlocks, which would sometimes not be awarded, is now fixed.*
  • Fixed an issue where the sound effects would be missing when using the Team17 overlay.

*At this moment, we have fixed this issue for future Crumbs Level unlocks. If you unlocked a crumbs pack before Hotfix 3 and encountered this issue, your Crumb total will not be fixed. We will continue the investigation into this issue and provide further information around this bug in the future.

Switch

  • Fixed an issue where the tutorial for First Piano Shooter shows the incorrect button to press.
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Team17

Headbangers: Rhythm Royale – Ver. ??? (Hotfix 2)

  • Release date: ???
  • Patch notes:
  • Fixed an issue where some players were prevented from launching the game.
  • Fixed an issue where some players would experience intermittent issues when connecting with the servers.
  • Fixed an issue where some players were not able to access the in-game store and would be stuck in a loading loop.
  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Team17

Headbangers: Rhythm Royale – Ver. ??? (Hotfix 1)

  • Release date: November 6th 2023 (North America, Europe, Japan)
  • Patch notes:

All Platforms

  • Improvements to the target movement in First Piano Shooter.
  • Fixed an issue in Run Pigeon Run, where bots would complete the game with a negative score, if players disconnect during the minigame.
  • Fixed an issue in The Space Race where players may notice a brief hiccup when the vinyl restarts.
  • Fixed an issue in Garden Party and After Party where the play-head disappeared during the listen phase.
KNOWN ISSUES

Our team is aware of an issue producing a network error, preventing players from launching the game. We apologise for this inconvenience and can assure you this is a priority for us to remedy in a future hotfix.

  • Additional notes: none
  • Source: Team17

How to download updates for Headbangers: Rhythm Royale for the Nintendo Switch?

To download the updates for Headbangers: Rhythm Royale, you have three options:

  • let the console do its thing if you have automatic downloads activated, and didn’t completely turn it off

If not…

  • try to launch the game from the Home Menu while being connected to the internet. You should get a prompt when doing so: simply follow the instructions on screen;

OR

  • select the game > press either + or – to go to the Options page > select Software update > select Via the Internet.

To check that you have the latest version installed, simply select the game on the Home Menu, and press – or + to go to the Options: the version number is displayed just below the game title.

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