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Alan Wake's essential post-credits DLC is now free on Xbox One and 360

If you played all the way through Remedy's Alan Wake, you know it has one of the biggest twist endings in video games. But if you stopped once you reached the credits, you've missed out on some pretty big revelations that occur in the game's duo of DLC epilogues, dubbed "The Signal" and "The Writer." Well, now's the perfect time to revisit the story-within-a-story thriller, since both The Signal and The Writer are currently listed as free on the Xbox store.

There's no word whether this is a permanent change, a limited-time offer, or what. Either way though, it's free stuff, so I say grab it while the grabbin's good. And like I said, while they're not vital to the overall enjoyment of the game, I'd say these DLC are pretty important. Think of them like a post-credits tease at the end of a movie - the movie's still good without it, but watching will give you new context for the plot.

Alternatively, if you're a Remedy fan, you could pick up the studio's newest game, Quantum Break. Every copy comes bundled with Alan Wake and both DLC at no extra charge. Win-win.

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