It's not what it looks like
Earlier this month, there was a theory the Japanese developer Game Freak was "recycling" 3DS models and animations in Pokémon Sword and Shield. Despite producer Junichi Masuda explaining how the limited Pokédex was tied to "higher quality" animations - when footage comparing the past and present pocket monster games...
What happened to the "higher quality" animations?
After Game Freak revealed Pokémon Sword and Shield wouldn't include every pocket monster, producer Junichi Masuda was forced to explain how part of this decision was tied to the fact the team was required to create much