Friends and girlfriends become available as you progress through the storyline.
There are five friends and five girlfriends in total, and each character has a unique set of preferences.
Two of them are met during the main plotline and three others are met online.
Each friend (and three of the girlfriends) provide special unlockable abilities in return for maintaining good relationships with them.There are five friends in total, which become available at different times during the storyline.Clothes Discount: Being as stylish as she is Alex is able to get you discounts at clothing stores if you call her up before you make a purchase.Not a particularly useful ability, but it's appreciated. Clear Wanted: Once you get to about 80% likeness with Kiki she will call you and let you know that she has some influence with judges.
Being an unfairly persecuted immigrant you can call Kiki and have her clear your wanted level.
Michelle ceases to be datable over the course of the game due to a plot twist.
Complete the "First Date" Mission Likes Michelle is awake from 6am-11pm.
However, this ability does not work on all missions and at higher wanted levels she will tell you that the cops are serious and there's nothing she can do.
Carmen is one of the datable girls on (the other being Kiki.) She goes by the screen name So Bo Hoe and is a nurse.
You're forced into dating her by her brother Packie during the course of the main storyline.