Microsoft Corp. this week released the Gears of War 3 Forces of Nature Map Pack to the Xbox Live division of the Xbox 360.
The Forces of Nature Map Pack includes five new multiplayer maps, each with unique weather conditions: Aftermath (Flooding City), Artillery (Tornado), Cover (Fog), Jacinto (Rainstorm and Imulsion), and Raven Down (Snowstorm).
Also included are 250 Achievement Points and four new multiplayer characters; the Savage Hunter, and new variants of Commando Dom, Mechanic Baird, and the Savage Grenadier Elite.
The DLC is sold at 800 Microsoft Points.
In Gears of War 3, users fight as Marcus Fenix, leader of Delta Squad, 18 months after the fall of the last human city.
Gears of War 3 sold three million units in the first week of sale in Q3 of 2011.
The Gears of War franchise has generated more than $1 billion in global sales.