Hideo Kojima is known to be pretty active via twitter. Recently, Hideo posted a picture of a custom looking 3DS that will be available sometime in 2012 to compliment a much anticipated title.
With the Japanese release of Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D due out this coming March, Kojima productions has added a snake skinned 3DS to complement the game’s launch. Hideo Kojima, via twitter, stated that this would be the video game industry’s first snake pattern embossed hardware. More details about the snakeskin 3DS will be announced on January 20.
No word on a North America release.