Yes, Google has changed its search layout for Desktop. This change is going to impact the organic traffic and as a SEO expert you have now one more reason to worry.

Google has recently pushed an update to their core algorithm last weekend. Zineb Ait Bahajji (in French), Gary Illyes and John Mueller of Google have confirmed on Twitter that this is a core ranking update rather than a Penguin update we were expecting. Now the surprising thing is, Google hardly confirms the core algorithmic updates as the last confirmation was done back in May 2015. This core update has so far shown some positive impact witnessed at various Webmaster Forums: