If you love challenges, this is a great opportunity for you. Once you see your progress, you will not stop learning Mandarin and you will be proud of yourself. It is always surprising to know that there are even more complex languages. So, you should not feel intimidated, it is never impossible to learn a completely interesting language!
Besides all the great benefits of learning Mandarin, you can also take the opportunity and visit China. It is a country that has had a great technology development, with modern infrastructure, and it is a great destination to travel or live.