Disney’s The Lion King Player Count and Stats (2023)

Last Updated on: August 11th, 2023

Disney’s The Lion King Stats

Disney's The Lion King player counts Stats and FactsHere are a few of the most interesting The Lion King facts and stats I was able to dig up including player counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

The Lion King player count:

1.41 million games sold

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Game Description

“Disney’s The Lion King” is a platforming video game developed by Westwood Studios and published by Virgin Interactive. Released in 1994 for various platforms, including the Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), and others, the game is based on the animated film of the same name by Walt Disney Feature Animation. It follows the story of Simba, the young lion cub, as he embarks on a journey to reclaim his rightful place as king.

Key features and elements of “Disney’s The Lion King” include:

  1. Storyline: The game closely follows the plot of the animated film “The Lion King.” Players experience key moments from Simba’s life, starting from his early days as a cub to his eventual confrontation with Scar, the usurper of the Pride Lands.

  2. Platforming Gameplay: The game is a classic 2D side-scrolling platformer. Players control Simba as he traverses various levels, facing enemies and overcoming obstacles.

  3. Stages and Environments: The game features a variety of levels, each based on scenes from the movie. Players explore environments like the Pride Lands, the Elephant Graveyard, and the jungles, each with its own unique challenges.

  4. Simba’s Abilities: As Simba grows from a cub to an adult lion, his abilities change. Cub Simba can pounce and roll, while adult Simba gains the ability to roar and perform powerful attacks.

  5. Challenge and Puzzles: The game incorporates platforming challenges, enemy encounters, and puzzles that require players to think strategically to progress.

  6. Musical Score: The game features music from the film, including iconic songs like “Circle of Life” and “Can You Feel the Love Tonight.”

  7. Visuals and Presentation: The game’s graphics capture the spirit of the animated film, bringing its characters and environments to life in 16-bit pixel art.

  8. Reception: “Disney’s The Lion King” received positive reviews for its faithful adaptation of the film’s storyline, engaging platforming gameplay, and vibrant visuals. However, some players found certain levels to be challenging due to their difficulty.

The game successfully translated the beloved story of “The Lion King” into an interactive platforming experience. It allowed players to relive memorable moments from the film while providing challenging gameplay and a nostalgic trip down memory lane for fans of both the movie and classic video games.

Game Details

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