So what he is saying is there won't be a Switch-version and now they are going drag it for eternity until nobody is asking for it anymore
That I highly doubt. Dragon Quest has made too much money on Nintendo's handheld line and they are bringing over just about ever DQ spinoff so their intentions are clear. I think this is just the final-fantasy-XV-development-hell, let's-make-a-trilogy-out-of-XIII, put-a-mobile-port-of-Chrono-Trigger-on-Steam side of Square. The side that can be dumb as bricks and doesn't know how to business properly.