It’s the old versus new again, CS:GO stood the battle of time and still is one of the most played FPS multiplayer games, and Valorant launched in 2020, armed with an anti-cheating guard and a lot of in-game features, is ready to take on CS go by the thorns.
Anyone who plays FPS games regularly knows that Mouse Sensitivity is a very crucial aspect of the gameplay, and different games have different levels of mouse sensitivity. CS: GO, Valorant, Rainbow Six Siege, Call of Duty Warzone, PUBG, Apex Legends, and Overwatch, each game has a different measure of mouse sensitivity, and today we will discuss how you can convert CS: GO to Valorant sensitivity.
How to convert CSGO Sensitivity to Valorant Sensitivity?
To convert your sensitivity from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CSGO) to Valorant, simply open CSGO and take note of your sensitivity value. Then, divide that value by 3.18181818 to obtain your corresponding Valorant sensitivity.
The number is 3.18. This has been confirmed by gaming industry heavyweights like Shroud, who has played CS: GO professionally in the past and has spent a lot of time playing valorant. What 3.18 means is that if you wish to convert your CS: GO mouse sensitivity to valorant, you’ll have to divide the number by 3.18.
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How to convert the sensitivity manually?
Find out your CS: GO mouse sensitivity by opening CS: GO and clicking on the cog that is present on the left bar.
Go to the Keyboard/Mouse tab in the game settings menu and note your mouse sensitivity. To find out what the equivalent sensitivity would be in Valorant, divide the number by 3.18. You can also use the Sensitivity converter tool by GamingSmart. You can round off the number; the difference will not be much. Make sure it is not very far from the actual sensitivity.
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Open valorant and go to the settings menu by clicking the setting icon on the top right. In the general tab, hover over to Mouse and adjust the sensitivity to the equivalent sensitivity that was earlier calculated in the Sensitivity: Aim option. After making the changes, click “Close Settings” and exit.
Sensitivity conversion for other games
This was the guide to converting CS: GO to Valorant sensitivity. You can easily find the mouse sensitivity for other FPS games like Apex Legends, Overwatch, Rainbow Six Seige, Fortnite, etc., by using the conversion tool or keeping the following numbers in mind to save time.
CS: GO/Apex to Valorant: Divide by 3.18
Overwatch to Valorant: Divide by 10.6
Rainbow Six Siege to Valorant: Divide by 12.2
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The methods to change the sensitivity in other games would be similar. Go to settings, and under the “Controls/Gameplay,” find mouse control and adjust the magnitude.
Is Valorant sensitivity the same as CSGO?
No, both games have different measures for sensitivity and to find the equivalent sensitivity from CS: GO to valorant, divide the CS: GO sensitivity by 3.18. You can round off the result if you wish to but make sure it is not very far off from the actual number.
Should I turn off the ‘Enhance pointer precision’ option?
Yes, the pointer precision option does not do much good and is not reliable. You’re better off with the option disabled.
What should my sensitivity be on Valorant?
Ideal mouse sensitivity settings on valorant should be anything between 0.35 – 0.45. It is on the lower side of the spectrum but can be a good point to start at.
How do I fix Valorant sensitivity?
Click on the Settings icon on the top right part of the gaming screen that will open the settings menu. Hover to the mouse settings where you will see the Sensitivity: Aim option with a slider to the right of it. Click and hold the slider pivot and change the sensitivity by dragging it.