The blockchain web browser Brave has become the most downloaded web browser in Japan, surpassing Firefox and Opera, according to Android tracking app AppBrain.

Brave is now the 9th most popular app in the communications category, having been downloaded over 2 million times. Japan seems to have really embraced the Brave blockchain- enhanced browser, as it is the most downloaded in the country.

The browser had even more downloads than Firefox, which was downloaded 553 thousand times, and Opera, with 1 million app downloads. Brave still has a lot to catch up to reach the Chrome browser which currently monopolizes 60 percent of the world’s mobile browser market.

The co-founder of Mozilla and creator of JavaScript, Brendan Eich launched Brave in 2015. Since its inception, the browser has amassed more than 30 million downloads for both desktop and mobile devices.

The project also issued its own ERC20 token, the Basic Attention Token (BAT) in June 2017, and made more than $35 million by selling 1 billion tokens. BAT tokens are used as…

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