According to the developer, this is a standalone title so you won't have to play other games in the series to enjoy it. There are "links" to stories and details from Life is odd 2, the directors teased.
None of the main cast of Life Is Strange appears to be in Captain Spirit, but the trailer explicitly says that it's set in the same universe.
In something that nobody expected - and definitely with a price no-one expected - Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit is an all-new Life is odd spin-off featuring a young boy with a big imagination. A prequel series, Life is Strange: Before the Storm, launched in 2017.
Players will take on the role of 10-year old Chris who wants to be a superhero, and his imagination will take him on "all sorts of" adventures. In his fantasy adventures of being the titular "Captain Spirit", his adventures eventually lead to "something truly extraordinary" that will happen to him.More news: Senate Intel Committee veteran arrested for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation over leaks
The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit will release for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on June 26th, 2018 as a free download.
Don't panic, this isn't Life is odd 2, it's something else entirely; a new story told within the universe of Life is unusual.
The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit is a standalone story in the Life is odd universe. According to Dontnod, the game helped it realize the scope of the Life is unusual universe and its relatable characters. With Captain Spirit, we'll get our first taste of what Dontnod meant with that statement.