Won't that cannibalize and directly compete with the Switch? Personally, I was hoping the Switch would unite both the handheld and console catalog so we wouldn't have to suffer Nintendo droughts. Obviously we'll have to wait and see how things pan out but it would make me cautious. Your thoughts?
I think a Nintendo representative mentioned that the 3DS successor would come much later. www.reddit.com/r/nintendo/comments/58n70h/nintendo_switch_is_a_successor_to_the_wii_u_not/