When it comes to competitive gaming, optimisation is essential for preserving a competitive advantage, creating a vibrant community, and guaranteeing seamless gameplay experiences. Two well-known first-person shooter (FPS) games that stand out as pioneers are Valorant and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO). But in comparison to its more established competitor, CS:GO, Valorant lacks optimisation, even with its explosive growth and large player population. This article explores the several areas in which Valorant falls short in terms of optimisation and compares it with the industry standards established by CS:GO.