Gender Bug in Present Time0 Likes/2 Replies/68 ViewsOriginal poster sycko_gaming 2 posts
I have seen this short cutscene in other youtube videos in which Basim sits down at the fire pit and sees Female Eivor smiling back at him. I thought this cutscene was a result of the player choosing Female Eivor or letting the Animus decide the gender, so I decided to try it out as well in game. I played only as Male Eivor, never switching or anything, and to my surprise when triggering the cutscene I STILL got Female Eivor. Darby has specifically said that BOTH genders are canon so why can't I enjoy this and feel like the choice I made for the gender is still fitting for the story? There are several things in game which add to this mistake/contradiction to Darby's statement: The note in Aelfred's study in Winchester which names Eivor as Varinsdottir, although you play as male. Another one is in an earlier mission when you have to find a thegn's past lover and bring her to him (forgot the name and arc), in that mission you are referred as "her" even though you play as male.
I just wish that those mentioned above would be fixed in order to make the story feel more real no matter the gender choice.
ImaginaryRuins 418 posts
Female Eivor is canon. In the history within the AC universe, only female Eivor actually existed in the past. As a result, it is actually normal why everyone and everything referred to Eivor as female. Her surname even says this very clearly.
The male version of Eivor exists only within the Animus. Since you already reached the end point of the game, I hope you won't mind my explaining the reason why, though I will still put up a spoiler tag: