Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori says Dynamaxing allows all Pokémon to shine.
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In an interview with Kotaku, he said the game is being carefully balanced around the new mechanic.
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His words come after skepticism of the feature being gimmicky, and also after player anger at the exclusion of some pokémon.
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Every pokémon in Sword and Shield will be able to Dynamax, keeping them on a more level playing field.
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This runs counter to previous mechanics that were more selective and reductive than Dynamax.
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If what Ohmori says is true, Dynamax sounds potentially better balanced than Mega Evolutions.
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Players won't know for sure until November, but Game Freak's words are quite reassuring - for now.
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