The psychological action thriller joins the robust Games on Demand line-up this holiday season


Afraid of the dark? Now is the time to power up your flashlight and confront your fears. Microsoft gives gamers and thriller fans a new way to peer into the darkness this holiday season as “Alan Wake” joins the growing catalog of Games on Demand titles on Xbox LIVE. Starting Nov. 23, the critically acclaimed psychological action thriller from the renowned development team at Remedy Entertainment will be available exclusively on Xbox LIVE for 2400 Microsoft Points worldwide.


The Games on Demand version of “Alan Wake” is available for convenient download to Xbox LIVE Free and Gold members and requires 6.3 GB of space. Expand your exploration with “The Signal” and “The Writer” add-ons which offer fans the chance to follow Alan’s descent into madness and are available to purchase separately via Xbox LIVE Marketplace for 560 Microsoft Points each.


Players can download “Alan Wake” through Games on Demand at no extra cost with a token included with the Xbox 360 Holiday Bundle, along with an Xbox 360 250GB console and a copy of “Forza Motorsport 3.” The bundle is available at retailers now for $299.99 (USD), while supplies last.


Released as an Xbox 360 exclusive in May 2010, “Alan Wake” features a blend of thriller suspense and action where you step into the shoes of author Alan Wake as he is desperately seeking to save his wife from the mysterious darkness taking over the small town of Bright Falls. With light as the only weapon against the overwhelming dark forces, enter the darkness to discover will Wake succeed or succumb?


Presented in a totally new form of storytelling, “Alan Wake” immerses players in an intense and expansive cinematic world that enables players to explore the hyper-realistic and interactive environments.  “Alan Wake” is episodic-based with a deeply engaging and suspenseful storyline unveiling new twists and profound character revelations at every turn, rated T for Teen.  For more information about “Alan Wake,” please visit xbox.com/alanwake. For more information on Xbox LIVE Marketplace and Games on Demand, please visit http://marketplace.xbox.com/.


Xbox LIVE – Games on Demand

Convenient and always available, Games on Demand provides 24x7 access to a growing catalog of full Xbox 360 games from the top publishers. Get the games you want straight to your Xbox 360 system, from the comfort of your living room. A great selection of Xbox 360 favorites is available to download to your hard drive and enjoy at the push of a button.


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