What you need to know
- Opera GX is a browser "built to complement your gaming."
- You can sign up to receive a notification when Early Access launches.
- Early Access will launch on June 11 at 8 am PT.
Opera announced that its Early Access program for Opera GX will launch on June 11 at 8 am PT. Opera GX is a browser "built to complement your gaming." There aren't many other details at this point, but if you follow the link in their tweet, you're taken to a page that looks like a browser with a dark theme and a slider to change its RGB accents.
We are thrilled to announce that the Early Access program for Opera GX, the new and special version of our PC browser built to complement your gaming, is launching June 11 at 8:00 AM PT during @E3 in Los Angeles, CA 🎮! https://t.co/8isv2E19Ui#E3 #OperaGX pic.twitter.com/OdU5kQ1kzMWe are thrilled to announce that the Early Access program for Opera GX, the new and special version of our PC browser built to complement your gaming, is launching June 11 at 8:00 AM PT during @E3 in Los Angeles, CA 🎮! https://t.co/8isv2E19Ui#E3 #OperaGX pic.twitter.com/OdU5kQ1kzM— Opera (@opera) June 7, 2019June 7, 2019
On that same page, you can enter your email address to be notified as soon as the Early Access program launches. Presumably, there will be more details available on June 11 when the program opens up. The launch is during E3, so it will be surrounded by a slew of gaming news.
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Sean Endicott is the news writer for Windows Central. If it runs Windows, is made by Microsoft, or has anything to do with either, he's on it. Sean's been with Windows Central since 2017 and is also our resident app expert. If you have a news tip or an app to review, hit him up at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I just want to know how...
Sounds like a hollow proposition, just a marketing ploy
Would be cool if they could manage to get it on Xbox... 😅
I... What? How? At no point have I ever been using the internet and thought "man, as a gamer this is a very cumbersome experience not finely tuned to my specific requirements", but go you Opera, you saw a niche and you're going for it.
Opera mini was extremely useful on Symbian phones, on phones nowadays it really is falling behind.
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