Gears of War 3 DLC Details Confirmed [UPDATE]

By Lavindathar, 5 years ago
Update: A handful of screens were released for the DLC as well. They are included in the story below.

Microsoft and Epic Games have today confirmed the details for the first piece of DLC for

The DLC, entitled "Horde Command Pack" will be released on November 1st and cost 800MSP. The pack is free to those who have already purchased the Season Pass.

The DLC will include additional achievements worth 250 gamerscore.

So, here is what the DLC includes :

Blood Drive - The Jacinto Medical Plaza was overwhelmed by evacuated citizens after the government-sanctioned Hammer Strikes, and the ensuing riots quickly turned this safe haven into a dangerous inferno. An abundance of high ground and funneled choke points make this map a returning favorite to Horde.

Rustlung - Once the pride of the Royal Tyran Navy, the foredecks of this decommissioned battleship are now riddled with bullet holes. Any team with the fortitude to hold the exposed central torpedo bay will find that the ship's Loader has been replaced with a battle-ready Silverback mech suit.

Azura - This island resort was once the exclusive domain of Sera's educated elite, but the tranquil water gardens and lush foliage have become a hotly contested combat zone. Dual snipers overlook a powerful explosive weapon, while the defensive central platform may be your last resort of retreat.

Command Center - A brand new type of fortification that allows you to call in fire support from sniper teams, mortar strikes and even multiple Hammers of Dawn.
Decoy Upgrade - A new fortification level that turns your decoy into an Onyx Guard bot that will fight in your defense.
Sentry Upgrade - This upgrade adds a fire bolt sentry that deals much more damage and is very effective against Berserkers.
Silverback Upgrade - This advancement allows you to upgrade your Silverback exo-suit with devastating rockets and extra levels of repair cost reduction.

New characters
Onyx Guard
Big Rig Dizzy

New weapon skins
Team Plasma
Jungle Camo
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I for one can't wait, and I'm incredibly glad I got that season pass, as you seem to get a lot for your money here. Long may that trend continue!