Opera released beta version of its new Web3 focused 'Crypto Browser

Opera, the Norway-based company behind the popular internet browser has launched the beta version of its new Crypto Browser Project.

Opera released beta version of its new Web3 focused 'Crypto Browser

The beta browser offers a built-in Non-custodial wallet, accessible now for Windows, Mac, and Android users. 

Opera, the Norway-based company behind the popular internet browser has launched the beta version of its new Crypto Browser Project. This crypto browser aims to facilitate the user experience of browsing Dapps, games, and metaverse platforms by offering direct access to Web3 service for Windows, Android, and Mac users. 

The current Opera browser boasts a no-login VPN and native ad and tracker blocker that help to make it secure. the new crypto browser will maintain these security features, While integrating direct access to decentralized exchanges, NFTs as well as Telegram and Twitter support. 

Jorgen Arnesen, EVP Mobile at opera, declared that the main target of the project is to help crypto and Web3 become more standard. 

“Opera’s Crypto Browser Project promises a simpler, faster, more private Web3 experience for users. It simplifies the Web3 user experience that is often bewildering for mainstream users. Opera believes Web3 has to be easy to use for the decentralized web to reach its full potential.”

A built-in non-custodial wallet will support Ethereum in beta, and thanks to recent partnerships, will soon extend to Polygon, Nervous, Solana, and naming systems like Unstoppable Domains, Handshake and ENS. Opera integration with Polygon(MATIC) is relied upon to go live in the first quarter of 2022. 

The wallet supports both fungible ERC 20 standards as well as non-fungible ERC 721 standards, with ERC 1155 coming in Q1 2022 Users will also be able to buy crypto via a built-in fiat to the crypto on-ramp, Complete crypto to crypto swapping, and even access and a built-in NFT gallery.

According to the company, Opera expects to receive feedback from the crypto community on their beta in order to implement any development "together."

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