Nintendo and the Pokemon Company have put out a new version update for Pokemon Sword And Shield.
As explained on Nintendo’s official website, Version 1.1.1. of Pokemon Sword And Shield “Fixes several issues to improve gameplay experience.”. However, according to Pokemon dataminer Kaphotics, one of these issues was the infamous exploit malicious hackers were using to crash unsuspecting players’ games using hacked Pokemon on the Surprise Trade.
The newest Sword & Shield update (v1.1.1) has fixed the crashing caused by "maliciously crafted" Pokémon trades. It's fixed!https://t.co/EzrDUFi4jq
— Kurt (@Kaphotics) March 18, 2020
With the issue resolved, fans should be able to use the Surprise Trade feature without worrying about malicious Pokemon crashing their games.
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