Earlier today reports started to surface about a possible delay for Sonic Lost World in NA. Pure Nintendo has received a statement from SEGA confirming the delay.

We know that anticipation is high for the latest and greatest Sonic game – Sonic Lost World – and have to ask fans to hang in there for one more week. The game, available exclusively for Wii U™ and Nintendo 3DS™, will ship on October 29th in North America to ensure the greatest quality gameplay that fans have come to expect.

-Official SEGA Statment

Europe still has the original Oct. 18th release date for Sonic Lost World.