ND has never done a bad game in their entire existence so anything they announce is automatically on my radar.
Now thats an idea i'd be 100% behind.
I would say it is just like the DLC become standalone like TLOU and UC4 had. But this time while they were doing the MP they just came to a project that could be it's own game, and maybe not even rotted on TLOU universe.
duduspace11 "Well, since we are estimating costs, Pokemon Red/Blue did cost Nintendo about $50m to make back in 1996"
Mr Puggsly: "Hehe, I said good profit. You said big profit. Frankly, not losing money is what I meant by good. Don't get hung up on semantics"
Azzanation: "PS5 wouldn't sold out at launch without scalpers."