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Hotline Miami Jacket - character or clothing?

Hotline Miami’s Jacket is the main character in the first game, but he’s also nicknamed that after that distinctive jacket, so it’s a confusing term.

Hotline Miami Jacket art showing a man in a pig mask wearing a varsity jacket with a B on it holding an unconscious woman in a green tank top and underpants surrounded by men in white suits looking to use their many weapons on him.

Hotline Miami’s Jacket is a peculiar protagonist, whose mysterious nature lends a lot to the top-down shooter game. In this guide, we’ve got everything you need to know about Jacket, as well as tips on how to get your own Jacket jacket – I know, we’re using the word Jacket a lot – for any Hotline Miami superfans.

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Who is Hotline Miami’s Jacket?

Jacket is Hotline Miami’s unnamed protagonist with a penchant for violence. At the start of the game, he receives a message on the phone that leads him to cause carnage all across the Floridian state, leaving plenty of bodies in his wake.

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He has had many different names given to him, but the one that stuck was Jacket – a name chosen thanks to his yellow-and-white-sleeved bomber jacket. The devs even started to use it after it became the fan favorite.

In general, Jacket’s time through the first game is full of cryptic story beats that lead to the ending, none worth retreading here. Let’s just say that finding the source of the strange phone messages is his goal, and it leads to a bloody conclusion.

Where can I get a Hotline Miami jacket?

If you want a jacket similar to Jacket’s in Hotline Miami, the best place to go is Insert Coin Clothing. Currently, the company expects to ship pre-orders of the jacket in June 2023. There are many other options across the internet, all varying in price, but none from outlets we can vouch for.

There you have it, all the key details on Hotline Miami’s Jacket and how to pick up the item of clothing made famous by the character. Before you head off, be sure to check out some more engaging games with our picks for the best roguelike games on Switch and mobile.