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I've been experiencing significant issues while running this game, to the point of being unplayable. After a little digging, this is an issue across several Samsung tablets, all using the Exynos 5 Octa. I can confirm this isn't a high DPI issue either, because the game ran just fine on my Note Pro 8.4 with a Snapdragon 800 Processor.

Sigh... they put out a flagship product and put their buggy processor in it. I don't know if this has skewed my perception of the tablet, but I also seem to be noticing unexpected lag in other apps as well-- including the XDA Premium app.
 
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Have you installed Nova Launcher?

Yes, this is with Nova installed. It seems like it's probably a combination of a poorly coded came and some quirk with the SOC.
 
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Yes, this is with Nova installed. It seems like it's probably a combination of a poorly coded came and some quirk with the SOC.
My guess is the game doesn't know how to deal with an octacore processor.
 
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I've been experiencing significant issues while running this game, to the point of being unplayable. After a little digging, this is an issue across several Samsung tablets, all using the Exynos 5 Octa. I can confirm this isn't a high DPI issue either, because the game ran just fine on my Note Pro 8.4 with a Snapdragon 800 Processor.

Sigh... they put out a flagship product and put their buggy processor in it. I don't know if this has skewed my perception of the tablet, but I also seem to be noticing unexpected lag in other apps as well-- including the XDA Premium app.
I'd suggest contacting the developers using examples of working games such as the other user mentioned. Sometimes the devs respond by email especially if an issue can hurt sales. Also a review on Google Play can get attention too but first try the email route.

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I'd suggest contacting the developers using examples of working games such as the other user mentioned. Sometimes the devs respond by email especially if an issue can hurt sales. Also a review on Google Play can get attention too but first try the email route.

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Exact same issue with my Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition. EA dug in to a certain extent, but eventually the ticket died. To be honest I was sick and tired of dealing with them by that point. IIRC almost a month had passed.

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yeah they cant check every game and app to see if it runs super smooth. And gaming is not on the top 10 list for this tablet.

Nvidia, Amd, same kind of thing.
 
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That sucks one of the reasons I returned my 2014 note :/ but hey I don't play it anymore I wonder of its a game issue or exynos issue

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Beans you shouldn't be playing games...... You should be working on ROMs lol!

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