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  1. Psyk00's Avatar
    Did anyone maxed out graphics settings and had a decent framerate?

    Lumia 920

    On default San Andreas is playable with a rather smooth framerate, but looks nothing like on highest settings. Unfortunately when maxed out, the game is a real slideshow.
    01-27-2014 02:41 PM
  2. camaroz1985's Avatar
    Lumia 822

    Works much better than I expected. Will play it a little more tonight. Only tried it on default graphics settings, but I am impressed.
    01-27-2014 03:21 PM
  3. 5150 Joker's Avatar
    Works great with nearly max settings on my 1520.

    Sent from my Yellow Nokia 1520 (RM-937)
    01-28-2014 12:14 AM
  4. JodyMaccz's Avatar
    On my HTC 8XT it runs good on default but does slow down when there's a lot of things going on at once.
    01-28-2014 12:21 AM
  5. camaroz1985's Avatar
    I played last night. Had a few crashes when trying to save my game in the house. Also had an issue where I failed the drive thru mission and it tried to go back to the last checkpoint but kept getting caught in a loop (would go back to the restaurant but the bad guy car wasn't there, then the mission would fail again and go back to the same point and repeat).

    Fun game but still a few bugs.
    01-28-2014 02:19 PM
  6. Lundon44's Avatar
    I had to fiddle with the visual settings quite a bit to find a decent balance for visuals and performance and here's where I landed on my 1520:
    - Visual Effects: High
    - Resolution: 100%
    - Draw Distance: 30%
    - Shadows: Classic
    - Car Reflections: Detailed
    Last edited by Lundon44; 01-28-2014 at 05:38 PM.
    01-28-2014 03:50 PM
  7. Psyk00's Avatar
    Guys, write on which device do you play :) On L920 San Andreas is often very choppy even with default graphics.
    01-28-2014 05:14 PM
  8. boshkop's Avatar
    It's sad to see that GTA runs smoother on iPhone 4 than on Lumia 920 :(

    P.S.: And the graphics are awesome! Look at the shadows, cars, etc...

    AndrewL920 likes this.
    01-29-2014 02:35 AM
  9. Zeem Frostmaw's Avatar
    Framerates are fine on my Lumia 920, but pop-up is a serious issue. Increasing draw distance can reduce (but not eliminate) the pop-up, and of course, higher draw distance settings means more lag. =(

    It's playable, but not too pleasing to the eye when driving.
    01-29-2014 05:40 AM
  10. Ripper Cornelio's Avatar
    On my lumia 920 it freezes every 5-10 minutes :(
    01-29-2014 01:05 PM
  11. Kage Maru's Avatar
    It runs smooth for the most part on my 928 using the default settings, though when there is a lot going on, the frame rate has slowed down to some low levels. According to TechCloud, it's the shadows and reflections that create the biggest drop in performance with the snapdragon chips in our phones.
    01-29-2014 02:43 PM
  12. Nick_1020's Avatar
    Plays fairly well on the 1020 but crashes each time I start Sweet's Girl mission.

    Anyone else experiencing this? I'm unable to progress any further. Have done all the other missions available but it's impossible to do Sweet's Girl.
    Last edited by Nick_1020; 02-02-2014 at 07:28 AM.
    02-01-2014 05:02 PM
  13. baaahthesheep's Avatar
    @Nick, I finished Sweet's Girl mission.

    I have a 928 and the game can be really buggy at times, crashing multiple times. Or sometimes the game glitches, (for example, the pause menu won't show up). The game really needs an update.
    02-04-2014 08:04 PM
  14. SAM 77's Avatar
    To really see what settings you should be running I suggest you try Basemark OS II Free | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)

    You can check how your phone compares to the avg/min/max for others with the same model phone.

    Lumia 1520(Adreno 330) is an absolute monster compared to a Lumia 920/925/928/1020 for graphics.

    1208 vs 340 with Basemark OS II fwiw

    iPhone 5s approx 1300

    Its not surprising to see that a majority of people having probs are using those models
    boshkop likes this.
    02-04-2014 09:30 PM
  15. arnieman's Avatar
    Sorry to bump this but my biggest question is how much gameplay can you guys fit in before you get the battery critically low warning? I get about 2 hours lol
    02-22-2014 08:24 PM
  16. Nick_1020's Avatar
    @Nick, I finished Sweet's Girl mission.

    I have a 928 and the game can be really buggy at times, crashing multiple times. Or sometimes the game glitches, (for example, the pause menu won't show up). The game really needs an update.

    I managed to get it done...not sure how or why it resolved itself but I entered the red mission marker and it just worked after 50+ previous attempts!

    Have completed all the main story missions..currently working through for 100%. Just completed the last asset mission. Still need to do the odd job missions which I'm not looking forward to! The Chiliad Challenges which shouldn't be a problem, the NRG challenge which is a pain in the arse plus one stadium event. On top of that, I have a few tags to find and all the horseshoes, snapshots and oysters.
    02-24-2014 12:05 PM
  17. Nick_1020's Avatar
    Jeez. The Chiliad Challenge is nigh on impossible! I have maximum cycling skills but the controls and glitches make it so difficult to be competitive without falling off the mountain.

    The 'workaround' of shooting the other challengers at the finishing line doesn't seem to work as there's only 2-3 other competitors there.

    02-24-2014 01:35 PM
  18. Nick_1020's Avatar
    Done the Chiliad Challenge and the sniper trick worked in the end. Just had to make sure that I stayed fairly close to the other riders.

    Done Vigilante too...helped myself to the Rhino at Area 69 as it made it so much easier. I used the Hunter on the PC but that only gets unlocked with gold awards in the flying lessons and a bronze is impressive enough on the phone!

    4 odd jobs, NRG challenge and some pick up items left!
    02-25-2014 05:26 AM
  19. Nick_1020's Avatar
    Can't see myself getting 100%. Really struggling with the firefighter odd job and nrg challenge. Have made dozens of attempts but fail everytime. Have tried doing firefighter in Los Santos, Red County, San Fierro but haven't managed to get past level 2. It's quite straightforward on the PC as the controls make it so much easier to control the hose so even if the people on fire stray a bit, it's possible to get them without losing too much time.

    Similar problems with the nrg challenge. It's just so hard to control on the phone...I found the mission hard enough to do on the pc so don't fancy my chances on the phone.

    Also have one race tournament left...military service and again thanks to the clunky and sometimes unresponsive controls, it's just not possible to do.

    Everything else is done or shouldn't be a problem.

    Sooo frustrating.
    02-27-2014 05:22 PM
  20. AndrewL920's Avatar
    GTA San Andreas runs terrible on 920 but runs well on my 820 (800x480)
    02-28-2014 02:55 PM
  21. Nick_1020's Avatar
    Stuck on 98.40% with just the firefighter mission, NRG Challenge and Military Service Race remaining.

    Will keep trying...will eventually luck out on the NRG Challenge and may scrape through Military Service but the firefighter missions continue to **** me off.
    03-01-2014 05:13 PM
  22. Nick_1020's Avatar
    Just remembered that I managed to complete the NRG Challenge on the PC by modding the file that controls the handling of the bike.

    This may dampen my chances of completing the challenge on my phone!
    03-01-2014 05:25 PM
  23. Nick_1020's Avatar
    As if the Military Service 'race' wasn't already hard enough, I'm having to deal with sand storms over desert areas that reduce visibility to 0. It's absolutely facking mental! Surrounded by yellow on all sides and some of the coronas are just above the ground.
    03-02-2014 03:03 PM
  24. Nick_1020's Avatar
    Finally done Military Service. Took over 23 minutes!
    03-02-2014 03:54 PM
  25. Nick_1020's Avatar
    Just two things left fro 100%.
    03-02-2014 03:55 PM
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