Opera, the developer of its eponymous multi-platform internet browser, added help for eight main blockchains in the present day as a part of its “large leap into web3.”
“Opera, the corporate behind the world’s first native web3 browser with built-in crypto pockets, in the present day introduced including help for a number of main blockchain ecosystems, together with Solana, Polygon, StarkEx, Ronin, Celo, Nervos, IXO and Bitcoin,” the corporate revealed in its weblog.
Per the announcement, the mixing will enable customers to “get entry to the huge ecosystem of Polygon or Solana dApps or the advantages of Layer 2 DeFi through StarkWare-powered DiversiFi.” Moreover, Axie Infinity gamers can handle their non-fungible token-based creatures by accessing the Ethereum-based Ronin Community (which, paradoxically, was hacked for over $615 million simply yesterday).
🚨We’ve obtained huge information.🚨 We’re excited to announce we’re including help for a number of main blockchain ecosystems, together with @solana, @0xPolygon, StarkEx by @StarkWareLtd, @CeloOrg, @NervosNetwork, @ixoworld, and @Bitcoin!https://t.co/nQx3telycK pic.twitter.com/27hXt0bJ6I
— Opera Crypto (@Opera_Crypto) March 30, 2022
The launch has additionally prolonged customers’ entry to proof-of-stake blockchain in addition to Ethereum’s Layer-2 options Polygon and StarkEx, Opera stated, including:
“By gaining entry to those blockchains, customers can profit from decrease fuel charges and quicker transactions whereas minimizing their carbon footprint and nonetheless leveraging Ethereum’s sturdy decentralization and safety.”
General, the mixing of a number of main blockchains and Layer-2 networks directly “is a key technique in Opera’s mission to stay chain agnostic” and allow thousands and thousands of its customers to entry Web3 “in an environmentally-conscious approach.”
“In the end, Web3 is on its strategy to changing into a mainstream internet expertise and customers received’t must know they’re interacting with it. They should get a superior consumer expertise and a real profit,” added Jorgen Arnesen, EVP Cell at Opera.
As CryptoSlate reported, Opera commenced beta testing of its devoted Crypto Browser in late January. With an built-in cryptocurrency pockets and web3 help, Opera’ Crypto Browser Mission is designed to work with quite a lot of decentralized purposes. The browser additionally offers a so-called Crypto Nook, granting customers entry to the most recent blockchain information, airdrops and occasions.