Today's a big day for Dragon Age: Origins fans. Not only does it mark the release of the Return to Ostagar downloadable content, but BioWare also just announced today that Awakening, the game's first official expansion, is scheduled to launch on March 16.
According to the announcement, the expansion features "an increased level cap, new spells, abilities, specializations and items, plus five all-new party members." Awakening also gives players the ability to re-spec their character attributes.
You can read more about the expansion and pre-order it on the official Awakening page.