Gears of War 3 Forces of Nature DLC drops March 27

Final add-on for action shooter brings new multiplayer maps Aftermath, Artillery, and Cove, as well as Jacinto, Raven Down remakes next month.


Gears of War 3's downloadable content season ends next month. Epic Games has announced (via GameTrailers) that the final wave of downloadable content for the game--Forces of Nature--is due out on March 27.

A first look at Gears of War 3's Aftermath map.
A first look at Gears of War 3's Aftermath map.

The content bundles three new multiplayer maps (Aftermath, Artillery, and Cove), as well as remade versions of Jacinto and Raven Down. Owners of the $30 Gears of War Season Pass will receive the content for free, and those without a pass can expect to pay 800 MS points, or $10 for the content.

On top of the new maps, the Forces of Nature DLC includes four new character models, five weapon skins ready to use immediately, and two unlockable weapon skins.

Previous Gears of War 3 add-ons included the multiplayer-focused Fenix Rising, Horde Command, and Versus Booster packs, as well as the single-player RAAM's Shadow expansion.

For more on Gears of War 3, check out GameSpot's review.

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