Press release

Not Just for Metalheads: Slay to the Beat of Muse, Gorillaz, Depeche Mode and More in Metal: Hellsinger!

Metal: Hellsinger's Age rating must increase from PEGI-13 to Mature due to song lyrics in the Essential Hits DLC.

Oslo, Norway – June 13, 2023 – Metal: Hellsinger, the heavy metal rhythm FPS from developer The Outsiders and publisher Funcom, partners with the Visual Media Licensing team at Warner Music Group to deliver an 8-song package of pure bangers. The Essential Hits Pack contains, for the first time ever, chart-topping licensed songs from iconic bands in a variety of genres. Due to the lyrics in the new songs, Metal: Hellsinger has required a raised age rating, from PEGI-13 to Mature. Nonetheless, mature players around the world can grab the Essential Hits Pack now for $9,99 / €9,99.

In addition, for those who want to experience the gameplay and epic revenge story of Metal: Hellsinger, but are not fans of heavy metal, there’s the new Music Edition. This bundle pairs the base game and the Essential Hits Pack at a discount, letting you take over hell to the rhythm of alternative rock, EDM, and pop.

Dive into the Hells now to make the demon hordes fear the familiar beats of Gorillaz, Icona Pop, Muse, Depeche Mode, Disturbed, Galantis, Paramore, and DVBBS & Borgeous.

Music lies at the thundering heart of Metal: Hellsinger’s gameplay. Shoot, slash, and dash to the beat to do increasing amounts of damage and unleash your equipped weapon’s ultimate more often. Through the personality of the new songs, each stage in the game takes on a whole new feel and flow.

The free 1.7 Update arrives alongside the Essential Hits Pack, bringing balancing, bug fixes, Nvidia Reflex support, and a full leaderboard reset.

The Essential Hits Pack and Music Edition are now available on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox X|S.

Funcom is a developer and publisher of online games for PC and consoles. Funcom has provided outstanding entertainment since 1993 and continues to expand its track-record of more than twenty released games. Titles include ‘Conan Exiles‘, ‘Secret World Legends, ‘Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures’, ‘The Longest Journey', 'Anarchy Online', 'The Park', and 'Dreamfall: The Longest Journey'. For corporate information please visit

The Outsiders is a Funcom studio based in Stockholm, Sweden. The Outsiders creates original games at high quality – specializing in first person games with unique gameplay mechanics and AAA-visuals. The team consists of industry veterans from DICE, Avalanche, King, Rovio, Fatshark, Starbreeze, Arrowhead, Goodbye Kansas, Machine Games, Guerilla Games, and many others - a good mix of the best talent from the many fantastic game development schools in Sweden. “We love games and we love making them. We hope that you will enjoy playing our creations!”