"Even if a particular Pokémon is not available in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, it does not mean that it will not appear in future games."
Junichi Masuda of Game Freak, the producer of Pokémon Sword and Shield, has released a statement in response to news that some Pokémon can not be transferred to the latest entry on the Nintendo Switch Games.
Masuda-san, posted on Pokemon.com, has assured fans that while some Pokémon are not available in Pokémon Sword and Shield, this does not mean they will not appear in future games.
Many thanks to all our fans who are so interested in Pokémon. Recently, I shared the news that some Pokémon can not be transferred to Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield . I have read all your comments and appreciate your love and passion for Pokémon.
Like all of you, we are passionate about Pokémon and each one of them is very important to us. After so many years of developing Pokémon video games, this was a very difficult decision for me. Let me make one thing clear: Even if a particular Pokémon is not available in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield it does not mean that it will not appear in future games.  The world of the Pokémon continues to evolve. The Galar region offers new Pokémon to fight, coaches to fight and adventures to start. We put our hearts into these games and hope that you are looking forward to this new journey.
Not all Pokémon can be transferred to the Galar region
The news that not all Pokémon can join Those living in the Pokémon Sword and Shields Galar region were interviewed by Masuda-san earlier this month presented with Famitsu. He quoted the fact that there are already over 800 Pokémon types, and that they are now created on the Nintendo Switch with "much higher fidelity with higher quality animations".
led to the decision.
Masuda-san's quote also seems to indicate that the missing Pokémon can not be added to the game after the start. Of course, things can change, but fans may have to wait for future entries if one of their favorites does not make it.
Pokémon Sword and Shield at E3 2019
At E3 2019, two new Pokémon for Pokémon were unveiled, Sword and Shield, and we've learned a lot of new details, including the Wild Area, Dynamax Raids and another new Gym Leader ,
Pokémon Sword and Pokemon Shield are Nintendo Switch games and have a release date of November 15, 2019.
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Adam Bankhurst is a news writer for IGN hoping that Scyther and Mimikyu will make it to Pokemon Sword and Shield. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst.