The story of Edward Kenway is certainly one of the most appreciated of the work done by Ubisoft Montreal, as demonstrated by the sequel to Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag which will see the return of Edward in the webcomic project entitled Forgotten Temple in collaboration with Webtoonsthe Korean giant of the reference sector.
The charm of the sixth main chapter of the iconic Ubisoft saga, analyzed in detail with the special dedicated to our reflections on Assassin’s Creed 4, has made Edward Kenway one of the most loved characters of the brand, to such an extent that for many he is second only to the incomparable Ezio Auditore da Firenze. The Caribbean setting of 1715 and the transformation of Kenway from an outlaw to a member of the sect of assassins are some of the key elements that contributed to the great success of the game. But who voiced the main character of the adventure?
Many may not know it, but to have lent their voice to the protagonist of Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag is Alessandro Capra, a well-known actor, voice actor and speaker who is quite well known in the film industry. Capra boasts from him a long list of characters interpreted during his career and belonging to various entertainment sectors: ranging from TV series, to films and so on, without forgetting the gaming world.
In fact, in the latter field, among the characters to whom he has lent his voice we find:
Sova from Valorant; Connor of Detroit: Become Human; Conrad of Man of Medan; The Division 2’s Manny Ortega; Robin/Nightwinf from Injustice 2; The younger version of Sam in Uncharted 4; Michael Greco in Mafia 3; Edward Kenway in Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag.
As mentioned above, however, Alessandro Capra has voiced many other characters also in the videogame field. However, the voice acting of the protagonist of Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flag remains to this day one of the most unforgettable.