Well, this could mean that game developer will possibly hit pause on releasing titles on the Switch and opt to delay the release until Nintendo releases larger cartridges. "Now it looks like the Switch is going to be the "it" console", which is a significant development for Nintendo.
Now there have already been data storage issues with Nintendo Switch games.
After the data offered by Media Create in the weekly sales registered in Japan, it is confirmed that Nintendo Switch has sold more than 3 million units in Japan. But hey, at least bigger games will be able to come to the Switch next year.
Nintendo was originally planning to deliver high-capacity 64-gigabyte Switch game cartridges to developers in the second half of 2018.
GB Cartridges for the Switch Delayed until 2019
The current Switch cartridges hold 32GB, which is less than the 50GB that a Sony PlayStation 4 or Microsoft Xbox One game disc can hold. According to the report, Nintendo ran into "technical issues" with the 64 GB cards. With games like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey hitting best of 2017 lists left and right, it's jam-packed with great games and ports of other titles that people have clamored for.
The Wall Street Journal's source told them that some software makers, particularly USA -based publishers making data-heavy games, were disappointed. Games like L.A. Noire, Doom and National Basketball Association 2K18 actually require another download with their cartridges, with the games being too big for 16-GB cards-and L.A. Noire is still an example of the "Switch tax", with the physical game being $10 more than the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 editions.
Nintendo did not respond to a request for comment.