financial health

Livin' It Up

Livin’ it Up is a fun, strategic game developed by Capitec and available free for less than a 100MB download..


Beat the lockdown blues and win!

Balancing your career, happiness and financial dreams is not always an easy task. But the more you do it, the better you get at it! Our popular Livin’ It Up game now has even more cool characters, mini-games and features  – perfect for when you need a fun distraction. And best of all, if you download and play in our virtual world you could win R5 000 in the real world!

What’s new

2 new characters with great dreams

Rebecca is a professional chef who recently left her job to start a catering business. Her first goal is to buy a bigger delivery truck to keep up with demand, but she also dreams of expanding her business and eventually planning her dream wedding.

Sanjay is the super-dad who's got it all, but with an amazing job, a great home and a loving family comes responsibility. Help him to set up his own practice, and make the right decisions to be able to build a beautiful home and secure a bright future for his children.

More mini-games

Going to work has never been this much fun! Find more ways to beat the clock as you swipe, tap and drag your way to bringing home the bacon, and also enjoy brand new games that test your motion control with phone tilting mechanics.

Track your progress

Celebrate how far you’ve come! You’re now able to see your game stats and how well you’re doing in the game. Keep track of how many characters you’ve played, how many dreams you’ve still got to finish and how many goals you’ve helped them reach.

Unlock a new character and stand to win R5 000!

Download and play to unlock a new character and you could win one of 3 prizes of R5 000 cash! 

How to enter

New players:

  1. Download the Capitec Livin’ It Up mobile game from your app store
  2. Unlock one of the new characters, Nandi or Sanjay
  3. Once unlocked, use the camera (next to the suitcase icon) to take a picture of the new character’s home (any room will count as a valid entry)
  4. Share the image on Twitter with the official hashtag #BeatTheBlues and tag @CapitecBankSA

Existing players:

  1. Simply update your app to the latest version of the game
  2. Unlock Nandi or Sanjay
  3. Use the camera (next to the suitcase icon) to take a picture of the new character’s home (any room will count as a valid entry)
  4. Share the image on Twitter with the official hashtag #BeatTheBlues and tag @CapitecBankSA

Competition details:

To view the details for the competition click here.

16 new mini goals to play

Reaching for your dreams takes time and patience, but you can still have fun along the way.

You can now choose from 16 ‘mini goals’ for your character to save towards, while they work towards their dream. Whether it’s buying new sneakers, going to a concert or getting away for a safari weekend, smaller goals need to be planned and saved for, but when you achieve them, add a big happiness injection into life. Test your skills and see what it does for your character’s happiness when you complete their mini goals.

Mini goals are now available on Android and will be on iOS in early March.

Reaching your dreams

We all have dreams. Big ones, small ones. Ordinary ones, crazy ones. We all want to know how to make them reality.

Turning your dreams into reality requires balancing short-term needs and wants with long-term priorities. Just as Lerato, Zane and Nandi do, we all have to make the most of limited resources.

Whoever you are and whatever your circumstances, money is an essential resource in reaching your dreams, and we all have to make financial decisions every day.

Understanding your money - how to manage it, protect it and grow it – is crucial for building the life you want.

Taking control of your money allows you to take control of your dreams.

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