Yesterday EA celebrated the 13th anniversary of the storied Command & Conquer franchise - 25 million units sold to date - and to celebrate this milestone and the upcoming October release of Red Alert 3 is offering the original Red Alert PC game available to download for free.

You'll find all the info you need in order to get the game for free over on and as EA points out if you pre-order Red Alert 3 you'll also be given Red Alert 2. Pre-ordering Red Alert 3 will also provide you will the following exclusive items.

- Red Alert Retrospective: A look back at Command Red Alert, Red Alert 2 and Yuri's Revenge

- Premier Edition Sneak Peek: Exclusive previews of Raising of the Iron Curtain, From Pens to - Pixels, Command School, and BattleCast Primetime

- From Fighter to Assassin: A featurette on EliteXC superstar, Gina Carano.

- Exclusive multiplayer/skirmish map for Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 when the game ships

- Exclusive Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 desktop wallpapers featuring members of Red Alert 3's star studded cast including Jenny McCarthy, Gemma Atkinson, Autumn Reeser, Kelly Hu and more!

In addition to its PC release, Red Alert 3 will be released for Xbox 360.