The Gears of War 3 Fenix Rising DLC, the third major DLC for the game is now available from the Xbox Live Marketplace.

This DLC offers five new multiplayer maps inspired by the life and experiences of Marcus Fenix, and also introduces four character skins and a new experience system that allows players to rank up through level 100 four times to unlock exclusive emblems and weapon skins.

New maps: Academy, Anvil, Depths, Escalation, and the Slab.

New character skins: Recruit Clayton, Thrashball Cole – Limited Edition, Savage Marauder and Savage Kantus – Limited Edition.

Fenix Rising is priced 800 MS Points or is included as part of the Gears of War 3 Season Pass for 2400 MS Points. Season Pass buyers will also gain free access to a fourth DLC release.

You can purchase and add the new DLC to your Xbox 360 queue by clicking here. The content will automatically start to download to your Xbox the next time you sign-in to Xbox Live.