Right now, players can purchase the Gears of War 3 Season Pass for 2400 MSP ($30). Purchasing the Season Pass now will save buyers 33% for the first four upcoming DLC packs with first due out in November.
The first DLC, titled the "Horde Command Pack," will be released on November 1, 2011.
Good news. The second DLC pack has already been announced. Titled "RAAM's Shadow," this DLC is set before the events of the first Gears of War. Players fill the boots of Michael Barrick from the comics, along with Minh Young Kim, Tai Kaliso, and a new female called Alicia Valera. The story-related content provides gamers with more than three hours of gameplay, six new character skins, and the Chocolate weapon skin. "RAAM's Shadow will set you back 1200 Microsoft Points on December 13, or nothing if you have already bought the Season Pass.