The mainline Pokemon title for the Nintendo Switch may or may not arrive this year, after all, they changed their release date from 2018 to TBA sometime ago. However Nintendo of Europe is thinking that the former may be true.
Observed by ContraNetwork. In a survey which Nintendo of Europe is conducting, they asked the respondents on what Switch games they are looking forward to purchase in the next 12 months. In the list, they listed a few games that are review and known to be coming up this year, including Mario Tennis Aces, Bayonetta 1, 2, & 3. That is where the mainline Pokemon title made its appearance.
Nintendo of Europe survey mentioning Pokémon RPG for Nintendo Switch within twelve months! ?
— ContraNetwork (@ContraNetwork_) January 15, 2018
So it may seem Nintendo of Europe is quite confident that Pokemon Switch will be released in the next 12 months. Hopefully their confidence is well founded!