The player characters are the characters controlled by the player. Little is known about the player characters at this time other than the fact that they seem to not take the Joy pills that are so common amongst other Wellington Wells residents.
The player characters are not typical video game heroes - they are flawed and not particularly heroic, warped by the trauma their world has been through. They are haunted by terrible things they’ve done in the past, and they each have something they urgently need to accomplish. Each one has a story to play through. Their stories all interweave, so by playing one character, you can unlock new ones. And, each character has his or her own strengths and weaknesses, which change how you play the game.