As you could hear Dying Light Platinum Edition arrived on the Nintendo Switch, and the people at Digital Foundry described it as yet another “intelligently designed port” for a hybrid system.
However, if you are in the UK, Europe, or even Australia and New Zealand, you may not be able to buy it. Yes, if you are located in any of these regions – the digital version of the game is not actually available on the Switch eShop right now.
Why? Because it was banned from selling in Germany. As explained by a Techland spokesperson on Reddit (via Eurogamer), this is all due to the fact that the online store Nintendo Europe (with which Australia and New Zealand are also affiliated) is registered in Germany, and in that particular country, Dying Light has no rating and is not available for sale.
The Techland team is currently working with their partner and local authorities to lift the ban as soon as possible:
“If you are talking about the digital version, then due to the nature of the content, the digital version of the game is currently banned in Germany, where the European e-store is officially registered. This makes it impossible to officially distribute the game in European countries. and also in Australia and New Zealand. We are currently working with our partner and local authorities to lift the ban as soon as possible. ”
In the meantime, you can also opt for a physical copy of the game if you are located in any of these regions (with the exception of Germany, of course):
“The game is available digitally in the US and Asia, and the retail version is available worldwide (excluding Germany).”
When this issue is resolved, we will update this post.