Hotline Miami

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Hotline Miami
Release dates
October 23, 2012
March 19, 2013
May 28, 2013
Hotline Miami at Steam Charts
Hotline Miami at SteamDB
 Hotline Miami at Wikipedia
Hotline Miami
Hotline Miami 2012
Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number 2015

General information

More information Official website
More information Unofficial wiki
More information Community Discussions
More information Support Page
More information Steam Community Discussions


Source DRM Notes Keys
Publisher website DRM-free Click the "Buy on Humble" button to purchase via Humble Widget Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg
GamersGate Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg DRM-free Includes 2 wallpapers, 4 avatars and 1 poster.
Humble Store DRM-free Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg
Steam Availability Table Icons - Steam.svg

Game data[edit]

Configuration file and save game data location[edit]

Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Games\HotlineMiami\
OS X ~/Library/Application Support/Hotline Miami/
Linux ~/.local/share/HotlineMiami/
Information hotline.cfg stores the configuration.
Information SaveData.sav stores the save game data.
Advantage This game supports the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.
Advantage Save games are fully cross-platform.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud Impossible
GameSave Manager Native

Video settings[edit]

Launcher options menu
Hotline Miami is letterboxed.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution Native WSGF WS Silver.svg
Multi-monitor Impossible WSGF MM Silver.svg
Field of view (FOV) Not applicable
Windowed Native
Borderless fullscreen windowed Unknown
Anisotropic filtering (AF) Not applicable
Anti-aliasing (AA) Impossible
Vertical sync (Vsync) Native
High frame rate Impossible Frame rate is capped at 60 FPS.[1]

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping Native Only movement and restart keys.
Mouse acceleration Impossible
Mouse input in menus Impossible
Mouse Y-axis inversion Not applicable
Controller support Native
Full controller support Native
Controller remapping Impossible Game launcher allows for swapping trigger and shoulder buttons (LT/RT with LB/RB)
Controller Y-axis inversion Not applicable

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls Impossible
Surround sound Native Auto configures up to 7.0 output.
Subtitles Not applicable All speech is text-based.
Closed captions Not applicable
Mute on focus lost Impossible


Language UI Audio CC Notes
English Native Not applicable Native
Brazilian Portuguese Native Not applicable Native
French Native Not applicable Native
German Native Not applicable Native
Japanese Native Not applicable Native
Polish Native Not applicable Native
Russian Native Not applicable Native
Spanish Native Not applicable Native

Other information[edit]


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8.1 Original version only.
OpenGL 2.1 Updated version only.
Shader Model support 1.4
64-bit executable Impossible


Middleware Notes
Audio BASS, OpenAL

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) 1.2 GHz 1.4 GHz+
System memory (RAM) 512 MB 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
200 MB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM
OpenGL 2.1 compatible
DirectX 8 compatible
32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 8 compatible
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 1 GB 2 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD)
130 MB
Video card (GPU)
OpenGL 2.1 compatible
Operating system (OS) Any distribution
Processor (CPU) 1.8 GHz Dual-Core
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 130 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.1 compatible


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