Severed, the first DLC for Dead Space 2 has been officially priced and dated. For $6.99, you can purchase the DLC on Xbox Live or the Playstation Network starting on March 1st (March 2nd in Europe):

"Dead Space 2: Severed, an all-new digital download pack that extends the Dead Space 2 story with the addition of two standalone chapters in the single-player game. Dead Space 2: Severed will see the return of Gabe Weller and Lexine Murdock, the two main characters from the award-winning 2009 game, Dead Space Extraction. In Dead Space 2: Severed, the story of Weller and Lexine runs parallel to Isaac’s blood-curdling adventure in Dead Space 2, but this time players will take on the role of Gabe Weller. "

Continue reading to check out the official trailer for Dead Space 2: Severed...