Oh get over yourself you absolute fucking fossil.
The main reason they dropped that horseshit is because most of Japan did their playing while on the train or anywhere not at home, sheerly because most of them don't even have that much free time at home. Portables outnumber home consoles 20 to 1 over there. It would have been in bad taste to keep those intentional inconveniences. Even then, they would have been done away with that eventually, because that's not even part of the difficulty, it's just obnoxious after so long.
Not everyone is a basement dweller that intentionally seeks out negative stimulation to justify their existence because they have too much time and not enough feeling. I'm sorry you guys are the minority here, but please try to understand that most people play these games to have fun on the dime, not waste their time