As rumoured earlier in the week, it has now been confirmed that Dying Light’s physical release will receive a delay in Australia as well as a number of other countries. It is not yet clear when the game will release in stores however it’ll still be available to download on January 27th.
It’s also not clear why the game has been delayed this close to release. You can find the full statement that was made on the game’s official Facebook page below.
There will be a short delay in the release of physical copies of Dying Light in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia. The game will have a global digital release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC of January 27, 2015. As physical production has a longer lead time than digital there is some delay in the aforementioned territories. We will share information on the availability of physical copies as soon as it is confirmed.