Minecraft desktop nether portal

Yesterday during the latest Nintendo Direct we found out Minecraft would be released exclusively on the New Nintendo 3DS. Since then, it has been clarified the closet equivalent to Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition is the 0. 4 build of Minecraft: Pocket Edition. With plans to bring a local multiplayer component to the New 3DS version of the game, how far will minecraft desktop nether portal updates go?