The physical release of Dying Light has been delayed in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and the Middle East, Techland has confirmed. The North American release is not believed to have been affected.

The delay hasn't affected the release of the digital version, however, with the game scheduled to be available digitally on PS4, Xbox One and PC on January 27 worldwide.

It isn't yet clear why the game's boxed release has been delayed, nor has a new release date been set. The game had previously been due to release physically and digitally in Europe on January 30.

VideoGamer.com has contacted Warner Bros and a Techland representative for further comment.

"There will be a short delay in the release of physical copies of Dying Light in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia," Techland said in an update on the game's Facebook page. "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."

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