Hotline Miami has various playable characters, who are selectable for play and possess various abilities and traits that assist them in combat. Characters have different amounts of uses per-round based on the strength of their abilities.
The player can also gain various abilities in a similar fashion to characters via player abilities.
- The Son
- Jay's outfit was originally derived from loleris' "Adam". This outfit was changed before initial release due to copyright infringement concerns. A decal of him can be found here.
- The first character developed was Dave, who was, in fact, developed before the player character.