Nintendo has confirmed that a Metal Gear Solid 3D: Snake Eater 3D demo will be released this week as part of the eShop update.
The demo will give players "a taste of the classic stealth action" and a chance to sample the reworked control scheme designed specifically for 3DS.
We've been neck-deep in Metal Gear recently. Last month Konami released a compilation featuring high-definition versions of MGS2, Snake Eater and Peace Walker.
Have a read of our Metal Gear Solid HD Collection review to see how the PS2 classics fare in 2012.