The upcoming games for 3DS won't be among them, as they were already too far down the development line when Pokémon Go hit, but Sun and Moon producer and director Junichi Masuda wants to see it happen eventually.
Hitting the gym
In other words, stay tuned. If Junichi Masuda (who also worked on the mechanics for Pokémon Go) thinks there should be tighter integration between the games, you can bet it's somewhere on the drawing board.
Pokémon Go, meanwhile, pulling in the same kind of user numbers as it did in its heyday. At least if a sequel's on its way, you might have a chance of porting across your progress – all those hours might not be lost.