Splinter Cell Getting Free Weekly DLC

Free downloadable content for the just-released Xbox 360 edition of Splinter Cell: Conviction is to arrive on a weekly basis, publisher Ubisoft has revealed. nope

The flow of free goodies kicks off tomorrow, April 15, when a new gun--MP7A1 Machine Pistol--will be available as an Xbox Live download via the game's EXTRAS menu.

Addition content will follow every Thursday, according to Ubisoft, with future goodies including "new weapons, skins and even a brand new Deniable Ops map."

[Update - 3:20pm CST] We're hearing that the MP7A1 is available a tad early.