The Scorchers, a piece of brand-new DLC for id's RAGE, is now available for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC, Bethesda has announced.

European PS3 gamers will have to wait until tomorrow.

The 400 MS Points / $4.99 DLC features a new adventure spanning six new areas, which will see you fighting alongside new allies to defend the Hager Settlement from a maniacal bandit clan known as The Scorchers.

Players will also participate in a new season of Mutant Bash TV, encounter new mini-games, and take control of the brutal Nailgun.

The DLC also introduced the new Ultra-Nightmare difficulty mode, plus an Extended Play option which makes it possible to continue playing past the original ending to collect items and achievements.

Key Features:

New Enemies and Weapons

Fight the Scorcher clan, the Wasteland's most psychotic bandits, and conquer overwhelming odds with help from a brutal Nailgun featuring three distinct ammunition types.

Rediscover the Wasteland

Explore six all-new environments, compete in a new season of Mutant Bash TV and play all-new mini-games. There's more to the world of RAGE than ever before!

Ultra-Nightmare Mode

Take your rage to another level with the new Ultra-Nightmare Mode, designed especially for hardcore players looking for the ultimate challenge.

Extended Play Mode & Combat Scenario Selection

Continue exploring the Wasteland long after the final fight with the 'Extended Play' option, and relive your favourite missions any time you want with the all-new 'Combat Scenario Selection' menu.