the problem is, SwSh look pretty bare-bones as-is. Not a lot of new stuff to make up for less Pokemon. Also as far as I'm able to tell, these are the exact same models as on 3DS, just with upscaled textures.
I'd cut them some slack if they were making these games out of passion and the...
to be fair, cutting Megas isn't the same as cutting entire Pokemon...for a lot of Pokemon, it's specifically cutting what makes them good and now you've just got an empty shell floating about, a little more than a painful reminder of what once was.
I like the new Pokemon, but not enough to buy the games. Honestly the only thing they could do to make me change my mind is revise their Pokedex policy, or have enough content to make up for the smaller dex. Neither of which it seems like they'll do.