The issue of videogame licensing is complex that is often incomprehensible. On this occasion it seems clear that Disney wants to protect some of their licenses or take them to new horizons, and this time has made two of their classic games of the online store GOG.
We talk about the phenomenal Aladdin, one of the best titles of action and adventures of the era of the 16 bits, as well as of the Lion King, a game not so bright but equally estimable and with a very careful aesthetics.
The catalog disappeared July 9 Why? The GOG itself explains it publicly. ” We would like to inform you that the Disney King Lion and Aladdin games disappeared from our catalog on July 9 due to request from your distributor ” they comment. ” Anyone who owned them before they disappeared from the store can still access through their library of titles & quot ;.
Some assume that this will mean the disappearance of video games also from platforms like Steam, however, they are still accessible from the Valve online store. Although we will follow the track in the coming dates. Some experts speculate, likewise, that this could be the beginning of the end for many Disney titles in different digital platforms, ensuring that everything could lead to the creation of a distribution channel of Disney’s own titles independently.