Electronic Arts has announced the Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 Commander’s Challenge for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network.

The new game will challenge players to take on the world’s toughest commanders and conquer the globe in 50 challenges when it is released this spring. Commander’s Challenge delivers new units and a new game mode for 800 Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE Marketplace and US$9.99 at the PlayStation Store.

“Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 Commander’s Challenge launches players into action-packed scenarios while going head-to-head against ruthless commanders who will stop at nothing to crush your army,” said Wes Eckhart, Producer of Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 Commander’s Challenge at EA Los Angeles. “Commander’s Challenge delivers the ultimate RTS gameplay experience console players have been craving. Delivering over thirty hours of RTS entertainment, it is an incredible value at less than $10.”

Each challenge features its own twist, confronting players with everything from giant Soviet war bears and an entire army of psionic Japanese school girls to massive satellite orbital bombardments. As players progress throughout the gauntlet, they gradually unlock more units, technology and new challenges. Additionally, each challenge is equipped with a par time set by the dev team that is up to the players to beat.

Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 Commander’s Challenge can be played without Red Alert 3. For more information about the game, visit the official site.