The Pokémon Company in Japan will be cracking down on cheaters within Pokémon Shield and Sword, as well as the Pokémon Home game.
In it, the game maker explains that a portion of players have been using “improperly altered data” while playing, and using both the aforementioned titles, which is causing issues for others and making play difficult.Anime News Network
Some punishments include restricting online play, suspending mobile accounts, and halting the ability to trade, to name a few. The punishments will be handed out at the Pokémon company’s discretion.
Source: Anime News Network