It’s a fucking game. Alexios is cannon. Heaven forbid being a woman get in the way of you imagining you’re a fictional Greek warrior who birthed an ancient society of Assassins. I will pretend that ubi never gave up on canon and assume Alexios is the canon one, as he's on the cover, and in the story trailer, and in most of the marketing. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. That could be the authors choice of character though. In the novel. Also this is from Wikipedia "The Spartan exercise regimen for girls was designed to make them "every bit as fit as their brothers". Who is canon Alexios or Kassandra? “A lot of people don’t wanna play as a female for immersion reasons.” I actually gut-laughed. Press J to jump to the feed.
Dudes out here won’t even let women be a focus in fictional history. When Assassin's Creed: Odyssey begins, you have the option to choose either Alexios or Kassandra. I assume in real life, both of them participated. I doubt that matters when you have characters like Aveline and Evie Frye. Good think she's not a Spartan warrior, she's a mercenary. It is a decision that cannot be undone unless you restart the game and most people do not make this choice lightly. His frown gives him a slightly baffled look, as if maybe he left his pet eagle at home. ", New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the assassinscreed community. I will pretend that ubi never gave up on canon and assume Alexios is the canon one, as he's on the cover, and in the story trailer, and in most of the marketing, Yeah people say its Kassandra because someone wrote a boik through her perspective, I think ubisoft gave up the idea of canon or not. I guess in Lore they'll just be mentioned as the Eagle Bearer and be gender neutral when referring to the events. Who didn’t get Spartan kicked through a cliff as a toddler and got the Spear of Leonidas? And why are we able to play as the other one? Alexios seems to be more for marketing and just an option, however Kassandra is confirmed to be the character in the adapted novel. Alexios’ eyes widen as he whips his head around at the initial insult, whereas Kassandra flicks up her eyes, and stops for a moment before turning around and confronting the threat. They're not Spartans, though, They're ex-Spartans.  Other exercise for Spartan women included running, wrestling, throwing the discus and javelin, and "trials of strength". It’s difficult to tell what might be a motion-captured or traditionally-animated scene as well.