Get a Sneak Peek at Gears of War 3's New Multiplayer Characters

RAAM's Shadow, the second downloadable extension to Gears of War 3, is due to arrive Dec. 13, but its six new multiplayer skins have already been exposed through the game's character-selection stage.

Kotaku reader Jestin snapped shots of the new skins with his phone camera but says he didn't try to download them out of "fear of the BANHAMMER." He shouldn't worry; that -1 Microsoft Point cost means it can't be bought. You'll get an error.

RAAM's Shadow, at $15, will add more than just new multiplayer characters. The DLC will deliver a three-hour mini-campaign prequel set after Emergence Day, the event that kicked off the war raging through the three games in the series. Some new achievements totaling 250 Gamerscore and the novelty "Chocolate Weapons" set also are included for multiplayer. Those who bought the season pass for Gears of War 3 get RAAM's Shadow for free.

h/t Jestin


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