- Mar 14, 2011
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This exactly. At some point, every region will be made playable in full 3D, Johto and Unova are the obvious contenders next in line.Yeah. They haven't made a game set in the Johto region since 2009, which was 13 years ago (I am not counting the VC releases for this statistic). This gap is larger than the gap between RG and FRLG (8 years), GS and HGSS (10 years) and RS and ORAS (12 years). The longest gap between revisits was between FRLG and LGPE, at 14 years. We've gone only 10 years since we've last seen Unova (in BW2). Johto and Unova are also the only regions that cannot be played in full 3D. Kanto can through LGPE, Hoenn through ORAS, Sinnoh through BDSP, and Kalos-onwards are naturally made in full 3D. Johto is just plainly the most out of date region right now, and as such it is the most deserving of a remake right now.
As for Nintendo moving on from the Switch, personally I doubt it, I think it's more likely we see a Switch Pro or some evolution of the system rather than a complete departure from it. The Switch is still a very successful system and the problems it does have are not problems that require a brand new system to solve it, so I think the Switch is here to stay at least for the forseeable future. I think eventually, every region will be made playable on the Switch or Switch Pro or whatever the next system may end up being.