Imperator: Rome's launch hasn't been problem-free, with some players reporting a number of different issues from crashes to stuttering while playing. One recurring issue involves the Imperator: Rome d3dcompiler_47.dll error.
Here's what we know about the Imperator: Rome d3dcompiler_47.dll error and whether or not there's currently a way to fix or work around it.
Imperator: Rome d3dcompiler_47.dll Error Fix
The Imperator: Rome d3dcompiler_47.dll error manifests as a crash and, by the looks of it, is caused by the player lacking the .dll file mentioned in the error message.
Paradox narrows it down to Windows 7 users lacking Service Pack 1 for their operating system. Service Pack 1 is obtained through Windows Update.
Forum users have found a workaround for the Imperator: Rome d3dcompiler_47.dll error, although it has proven to work only for some who've tried to use it. The process involves copying the d3dcompiler_47.dll file into the X:\Steam\steamapps\common\ImperatorRome\binaries folder. You can find the .dll file in a number of places, such as Imperator's own launcher folder or X:\Steam\bin\cef\cefwin7x64.