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Dying Light isn’t available on Switch’s eShop in the UK because it’s banned in Germany

Players hoping to get stuck into Techland’s impressive Switch port of Dying Light have run into a pretty significant hurdle while trying to purchase the zombies-and-parkour shooter from Nintendo’s eShop; the digital version is currently unavailable in the UK and across Europe as a result of Dying Light being banned from sale in Germany.

Switch players began flagging Dying Light: Platinum Edition’s unexpected absence from eShop in multiple territories, despite its 19th October release date, over on Reddit. The mystery was eventually solved by an official Techland spokesperson, who explained the issue stems from the fact Nintendo’s European eShop is registered in Germany – a country where Dying Light is unrated and thus prohibited from sale.

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