Opera GX is a special version of Opera web browser designed specifically to enhance gaming. Alongside its great privacy, security, and efficiency features, additional ones have been integrated to complement gaming. One striking difference from other browsers is its design: this dark yet colorful browser matches up perfectly with most gamers’ PCs and peripherals, and can even be customized according to individual preference.
After downloading and running the installer, an easy setup wizard greets you with just a few questions to guide through all the main aspects of the program. At this stage, if you accept to allow data collection about your browsing habits to help the developer make your browser better; the process will continue as normal, with you ready to use your new browser shortly afterwards.
Opera GX offers enhanced customization through built-in support for GX Mods – packs containing various themes, wallpapers, keyboard and mouse sound effects, music and settings – that further personalize your experience. There are already plenty available in the gaming store as GX Mods inspired by popular games – plus you can create your own!
GX Control also gives you a great way to set limits for how much CPU and memory the browser uses, helping prevent programs from slowing down your computer or using up too much network bandwidth while you play games. Plus, its real-time overview of resource use provides handy visual cues when monitoring game performance.
Opera GX stands out with its integration with various gaming platforms and services, such as Discord integration (accessible through a dedicated sidebar). You can chat with teammates, friends and communities without ever leaving the browser using this powerful feature; additionally you can connect to online music services and stream directly from Twitch as well as view trailers and news.
GX offers an easy and quick way to manage downloads as well as quickly clearing browser cache and other unnecessary data, freeing up storage space while improving computer performance.
Finaly, most gamers should appreciate that boards offer an easy and visually-appealing way of organizing pictures, links, music files and notes easily shared across boards for easy sharing and organizing of builds or hardware deals, organizing gaming libraries or comparing hardware deals in one convenient place. Although other programs might provide this feature too, its potential impact can only be fully appreciated with a browser specifically dedicated to gaming.