Yet another piece of DLC has been announced for Gears of War 3 in the form of the campaign add-on, RAAM’s Shadow. Fans of the series should remember RAAM as the Locust General and primary antagonist from the first Gears of War. RAAM’s Shadow will drop players into Sera before the events Gears of War, as Zeta Squad is enlisted to evacuate Ilima City and protect the citizens against a Locust Kryll storm. Taking on the infamous General RAAM, Zeta is led by Michael Barrick (from the Gears of War comics) and comprised of familiar faces such as Lt. Minh Young Kim and Tai Kaliso, and will also include a new female comrade, Alicia Valera.

In addition to the above, player will for the first time be able to step into the boots of the General himself, taking the fight to the humans from the perspective of one of the series’ most memorable villains. RAAM’s Shadow will deliver more than three hours of gameplay, as well as six new multiplayer characters, the Chocolate Weapon Set and an additional 250 Gamerscore.

With RAAM’s Shadow coming on December 13th and the Horde Command Pack coming on November 1st, there’s never been a better time to purchase the Gears of War 3 Season Pass which grants you a discount of more than 30% on the first four game add-ons.