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Published: 7/Aug/2019 11:22 Updated: 7/Aug/2019 11:39by Paul Cot
Rewards are currently plentiful in Pokemon Go, following Niantic’s announcement of a gift event. While this a good chance to stock up on everything from Poke balls to potions – it may take a while to do so.
The event runs for two weeks from August 5 to August 19 – meaning it is live now – and features the following:
You may be limited by your bag storage, so it may be worthwhile to increase it by purchasing extra bag storage for 200 PokeCoins. This will increase your bag by 50 each time.[ad name=”article2″]
The Pokemon you can hatch as a result of this event are as follows:
When you send a Gift to a friend, a digital postcard showing the PokéStop where the Gift was collected will be sent to them as well. #PokemonGOtip: Share a screenshot of your favorite postcard with the hashtag #PokemonGO. pic.twitter.com/VMcm3ctmPU
— Pokémon GO (@PokemonGoApp) June 28, 2018
A lot of Pokemon Go trainers are excited at the chance of being able to open gifts in abundance. However, other trainers have highlighted the tedious process of opening lots of gifts.
Every time you open a gift it takes several seconds to do so. Now, when you extrapolate that for up to 30 times, the frustration becomes understandable. One person commented with a potential way to speed things up: “Just click x after you click open and it’ll go faster.”
It will be interesting to see whether Niantic offer a bulk opening feature in a future Pokemon Go update, but for now it will have to be done one at a time.
The event runs until August 19, so you’ll want to make the most of the new features before it ends, even if the opening process can be tedious.