Imperator: Rome

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Imperator: Rome
Imperator: Rome cover
Developers
Paradox Development Studio
Publishers
Paradox Interactive
Engines
Clausewitz
Release dates
Windows April 25, 2019
macOS (OS X) April 25, 2019
Linux April 25, 2019
Imperator: Rome on Wikipedia

General information

Official website
Official forum
Known issues and FAQ
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Publisher website
DRM-free
Deluxe Edition is also available. Grants Steam version by linking accounts.
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Gamesplanet
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Deluxe Edition
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Deluxe Edition
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Green Man Gaming
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Deluxe Edition
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Deluxe Edition
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Xbox Game Pass for PC. Deluxe Edition also available.
Windows
Steam
DRM-free after installation through Steam client (see notes)
Deluxe Edition is also available. Game can be played without the Steam client, although multiplayer will be unavailable.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Deluxe Edition Upgrade Pack Updates the base game to the Deluxe Edition.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Hellenistic World Flavor Pack Part of the Deluxe Edition. Contains unique cosmetic items, special on map monument, new flavor events, an event chain, event art, as well as new music.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Epirus Flavor Pack Pre-order bonus DLC. Contains unique cosmetic items, 6 event chains and a new music track.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Version differences[edit]

Imperator: Rome[edit]

The base edition of the game. Includes an icon and avatar for the Paradox forum.

Imperator: Rome Deluxe Edition[edit]

A deluxe edition bundled with the Hellenistic World Flavor Pack DLC, a digital art book, wallpapers, as well as "Deluxe Edition" icon and avatar for the Paradox forum.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Paradox Interactive\Imperator\pdx_settings.txt
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.

Save game data location[edit]

The game has an option to save a game to the cloud or locally. Defaults to local save.
Cloud saves on Steam goes into the Steam path, while local saves goes into the generic OS path.
System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Paradox Interactive\Imperator\save games
Microsoft Store
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\859580\remote\save games

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Video settings
Video settings
Viewport on 16:9 resolutions
Viewport on 16:9 resolutions
Viewport on 32:9 resolutions
Viewport on 32:9 resolutions
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Hor+
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Automatically calculated from the selected resolution on startup. Aspect ratio changes requires a game restart to take effect.
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
2x/4x/8x MSAA
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Relies on the built-in mouse handling of the operating system.
Mouse sensitivity
Relies on the built-in mouse handling of the operating system.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings
Audio settings
Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Master, Music, Ambient, SFX, UI
Surround sound
2.0
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Simplified Chinese
French
German
Russian
Latin American Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer is currently split between platforms; there is currently no crossplay between GOG and Steam versions. Paradox is working on a unified solution.[1]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
LAN play
Online play

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 7 SP1
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-550
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 460
AMD Radeon HD 6970
A 64-bit system is required.
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.14
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-6500
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) AMD Radeon R9 M380
2 GB of VRAM
A 64-bit system is required.
Linux
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 16.04
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i3-550
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T
System memory (RAM) 4 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 460
AMD Radeon HD 6970
A 64-bit system is required.

References