OSLO, Norway, March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Opera Limited
(NASDAQ: OPRA), one of the world's major browser developers and a
leading internet consumer brand, announced today that Opera GX has
exceeded 8 million monthly active users and grew over 250%
year-over-year in February.
"These results are encouraging: Opera GX continues to grow
rapidly as more and more gamers are discovering Opera GX," said
Krystain Kolandra, EVP of Gaming & PC Browsers. "We are focused
on continuing this rapid growth through an aggressive product
roadmap across Opera GX and Opera Gaming. This includes continuing
to add more gaming features and functionality to Opera GX and
building out our YoYo Games Gamemaker Studios 2D gaming platform.
We are really excited about the potential for our gaming efforts to
drive significant growth for Opera for a long-time to come."
Opera launched GX in June of 2019 and has since expanded its
gaming efforts, including forming its Opera Gaming division earlier
this year to unite the company's innovative efforts across gaming,
game development, and the browser experience. Providing gamers with
a browser that improves their experience - rather than compete with
it - by integrating gaming and browsing is a key element of Opera's
long-term growth strategy in gaming.
Opera is a global web innovator. Opera's browsers, news products
and fintech solutions are the trusted choice of more than 380
million users worldwide. Opera is headquartered in Oslo, Norway and listed on the NASDAQ stock
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