Disney has been on a remake and remaster roll lately, so it’s probably no surprise that it’s extended its remaster plans to its gaming section.
The company intends to re-release the 1993 Disney’s Aladdin and 1994 The Lion King games as a two-part collection, called Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King, for PC via Steam, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
Disney’s Aladdin was first released on the Sega Genesis, with later ports to the Amiga, DOS, NES, Game Boy, and Game Boy Colour. The Lion King was released on both the Super NES and the Sega Genesis and had more ports than you could shake a stick at.
The news was broken on Twitter by @wolverinefactor, who said it was announced at GameStop Con. No, I didn’t know a GameStop Con existed, either.
Aladdin and Lion King game remakes hitting October – all systems – just announced at GameStop con @Wario64
— W (@wolverinefactor) August 27, 2019
The news was also later backed up and confirmed by GameXplain on YouTube. An actual trailer for Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King was dropped on YouTube later by Nighthawk Interactive.
Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King will be playable in full 1080p with new features and enhancements. Players will be able to play several different versions of the two games, and a special Watch Mode will allow you to skip to any part of the game, rewind when you make a mistake, and jump in and play whenever you want.
Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King is set to release in October 2019 on PC via Steam, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.