No, this is not a clickbait. Right now, Epic is giving away the standard version of Death Stranding for free on the Epic Game Store. This giveaway is live till the 25th of May.
After redeeming the game, you can upgrade to the Director’s Cut for $5 here. The upgrade’s sale will be on till the 15th of June. Quite the steal.
Epic has also kicked off their “Mega Sale 2023” and has added a discount coupon to all accounts. The 25% Epic Coupon will be automatically applied during checkout to eligible purchases. The discount will be applied to each qualifying item, whether bought individually or within the shopping cart. Additionally, you will receive a new coupon every time you complete an eligible transaction. These Epic Coupons can be used for single or multiple eligible games priced at $14.99 or higher (or the equivalent in local currency).
The Epic Games Store MEGA Sale is currently active and will run from May 18, 2023, at 11 am Eastern Time, until June 15, 2023, at 11 am Eastern Time. The coupons will expire on Thursday, June 15, 2023, at 11:00 am Eastern Time.