They refuted the idea repeatedly. On the eve of the game’s release, Game Freak once denied the possibility that Nat Dex presents at any time in Pokemon Sword & Shield. If there was a persistent hope in your heart, it surely saw him break against the rocks.
During the interview in question, Junichi Masuda said, We do not plan to make the missing Pokémon game available in the Galar Pakedex game. This is an approach we want to continue with Pokémon games in the future. Masuda referred to the Pokemon Home system as a way to deal with the absence of the National Dex. Honestly, it looks a bit like a Pokemon pension facility.
Although unfortunate, this strategy makes sense from the point of view of public relations. It is preferable that society tackles this problem now, rather than waiting for the problem to get worse. The franchise has always added and deleted features every new generation. The addition and removal of Pokemon seem to be a natural step in one direction. Who knows? Maybe with time, people will understand that it is necessary to catch everything usually refers to all available Pokémon in this set of games. Personally, I do not have time to hunt a thousand monsters for my museum devoted to dog fights. Pokemon Sword and Shield arrives on the Nintendo Switch on November 15, 2019.