Sadly, that does seem like an awfully long time to wait, especially considering the fact that it is being developed for current-gen platforms. By that time, I'd think a huge chunk of the gaming populace would already be entrenched in games on their PS4s and/or their Xbox Ones.
Will a March 2014 release hold you back from picking up Dark Souls II? Or will FromSoftware's latest be enough to pull you away from your next-gen console? Be sure to let us know in the comments below.