No choice for “Create Empty Project” in 12.0.40

I may be losing my mind, but it seems that there’s no choice for “Create Empty Project” in 12.0.40.

Where? Can you provide a screenshot?

Wrong! If you selected a project in Recent list, then the same button has changed title to “Open”. Deselect project with Ctrl+Click on the same project, or activate another tab and then back, so you will have button with title “Create Empty”.

Also, there’s this