I write about video games, TV and movies. . Meanwhile, Kassandra is perfect. In Assassin's Creed: Odyssey, players can choose to be Kassandra or Alexios. The long answer is where it get's murky. We've recently moved from Disqus to Spot.IM. For the first time in this game series, players can choose their character gender at the beginning of the story. Actually, it's the prequel to that game, set a few hundred years earlier in Ancient Greece, while Origins was set in classical Egypt. Her voice actor is far superior and she gives Kassandra much more range as a character. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. If you’re having trouble deciding because you’re worried about missing story elements, you can go ahead and breath a sigh of relief. © 2020 Forbes Media LLC. - GameRevolution, Welcome to the new GameRevolution community platform. In Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, you can choose to play either Alexios (a man) or Kassandra (a woman), two siblings separated from their Spartan parents during childhood. They’re interchangeable, so if you start as Alexios, then you’ll meet Kassandra as part of the plot and vice-versa. All Rights Reserved, This is a BETA experience. One thing that's different about Odyssey from the rest of the series is your ability to pick either a female or male protagonist. When you begin Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, you’ll have to choose between one of two heroes: Alexios or Kassandra. If you're a fan of the Mass Effect games you know exactly what I mean. However, if you want to play around creating decisions and choices, use the choice hub.There you can choose what you want your character to be able to do, such as offer help to a woman or refuse her. The area is filled with people who are infected with the disease and you are left with the choice to either stop the villagers from escaping and let them free. I'm not sure that's the right word. That's pretty cool, especially since they're not just generic versions of one another. Basically, the choice between the two heroes boils down to whether you want to play as a boy or a girl. Which Assassin's Creed Odyssey character should you play as? Kassandra is best. When he’s supposed to be sad or overwhelmed by a moment, his facial and You will start your game with a choice: Alexios or Kassandra - … It boils down to picking whoever you think is cooler. Kassandra and Alexios are siblings, and regardless of which one you pick both will play a role in your game---a game, I should add, that's filled with choices that will shape your playthrough and ending. Here's a list of all major choices and how to get the best ending. This choice happens after the prologue. If you want to stick close to history as previous Assassin’s Creed … You may opt-out by. To me, though, his accent and performance is just not what I was expecting. What I can say is that I vastly prefer Kassandra (played by Melissanthi Mahut) to Alexios (played Michael Antonakos) purely in terms of performance. So, the choice between Alexios and Kassandra in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is like choosing a skin. Given that you'll spend a ton of time with these characters---looking at them, listening to them and so forth---enjoying the vocal performance matters. Some people say playing her breaks immersion because she’s a woman doing what a man would do back in that time. I'm obviously going to make a save for both characters but just wanted to know who is the canonically correct character so I can start with that one. It's the follow-up to last year's excellent Assassin's Creed Origins. The ac odyssey blood fever quest also gives you choices and is the side quest in the Kephalonia which is the starting part of the game..